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About This School

Hempstead High School is a public high school in Dubuque. 1,761 children attend Hempstead High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 27% of the 1,761 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Hempstead High School is 15:1. Wahlert Catholic High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 90%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 6%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.06% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27% 36%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    There were a lot of issues 3 years ago when they redid the school zones. There were a lot of fights between the students to the point where they had to have special classes for the students. It's improved since then but not by much.

  • (5 years ago)

    Exxcellent and challenging teaching staff; with a few exceptions. Principal very professional and driven. Students who chose to excel have many opportunities for success.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is so great it is the best in the Dubuque Community School District. Hempstead has teachers that become friends with our students.

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