Dickinson High School

Dickinson High School serves 2,295 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Dickinson High School operates within the Dickinson Independent School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2295 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 139 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,295 students
Dickinson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Dickinson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dickinson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Dickinson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Dickinson High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
43%
50%
Dickinson High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
15%
13%
Dickinson High School Black (1988-2012)
White
35%
31%
Dickinson High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dickinson High School Sch Ethnicity Dickinson High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.99
Dickinson High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
46%
44%
Dickinson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,368 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Dickinson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 9,368 766
Dickinson Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Dickinson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $85 MM n/a
Dickinson Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $105 MM n/a
Dickinson Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,835 $0
Dickinson Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,224 $0
Dickinson Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dickinson Continuation Center (2.4 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dickinson Jake Silbernagel Elementary School
    4201 25th St
    Dickinson , TX , 77539
    (281)229-6800
    1.2  mi  |  768  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Dickinson Hughes Road Elementary School
    11901 Hughes Rd
    Dickinson , TX , 77539
    (281)229-6700
    1.6  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dickinson R D Mcadams J High School
    11415 Hughes Rd
    Dickinson , TX , 77539
    (281)229-7100
    1.6  mi  |  1336  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Dickinson Dunbar Middle School
    2901 23rd St
    Dickinson , TX , 77539
    (281)229-6600
    1.9  mi  |  673  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Dickinson Dickinson Continuation Center
    Alternative School
    2805 Oak Park
    Dickinson , TX , 77539
    (281)229-6350
    Alternative School
    2.4  mi  |  130  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Dickinson, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Dickinson is Bay Colony Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.