Dickinson High School

Dickinson High School serves 2,554 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Dickinson High School operates within the Dickinson Independent School District.
Dickinson Independent School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2554 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,554 students
Dickinson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dickinson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 145 teachers
Dickinson High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Dickinson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Dickinson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Dickinson High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
44%
52%
Dickinson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
19%
13%
Dickinson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
33%
29%
Dickinson High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Dickinson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.41
Dickinson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
53%
Dickinson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Dickinson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dickinson Independent School District's student population of 10,000 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,078 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,526 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Dickinson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 10,000 838
Dickinson Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Dickinson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $9 MM
Dickinson Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $111 MM $10 MM
Dickinson Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,078 $12,250
Dickinson Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $12,526 $12,682
Dickinson Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Dickinson Continuation Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R D Mcadams J High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jake Silbernagel Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DickinsonDickinson Continuation CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 55 students
    1.2 miles
    2805 Oak Park
    DickinsonTX 77539
    (281)229-6350
    1.29-1255
  • DickinsonJake Silbernagel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 744 students
    1.2 miles
    4201 25th St
    DickinsonTX 77539
    (281)229-6800
    1.2PK-4744
  • DickinsonHughes Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 699 students
    1.6 miles
    11901 Hughes Rd
    DickinsonTX 77539
    (281)229-6700
    1.6PK-4699
  • DickinsonR D Mcadams J High School
    Grades: 7-9 | 1433 students
    1.6 miles
    11415 Hughes Rd
    DickinsonTX 77539
    (281)229-7100
    1.67-91433
  • DickinsonDunbar Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 761 students
    1.9 miles
    2901 23rd St
    DickinsonTX 77539
    (281)229-6600
    1.95-8761

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