Dothan City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,175 students in Dothan City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Dothan City School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dothan City School District are Carver Magnet School, Heard Magnet School and Highlands Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dothan City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dothan City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dothan City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
17 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
8,175 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
434 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Dothan City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#77 out of 139 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dothan City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dothan City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dothan City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dothan City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.59
# American Indian Students
22 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
138 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
496 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
4,612 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
56%
33%
# White Students
2,769 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
34%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
126 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
98
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
593
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
624
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
629
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
637
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
629
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
538
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
668
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
629
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
591
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
627
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
638
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
645
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
629
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,266 is higher than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,939 is higher than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$92 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dothan City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$89 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Dothan City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,266
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dothan City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,939
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dothan City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Dothan City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carver Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1001 Webb Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1440
Grades: 6-8
| 433 students
Rank: #22.
Heard Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Daniel Cir
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1471
Grades: K-5
| 426 students
Rank: #33.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 S Brannon Stand Rd
Dothan, AL 36305
(334) 794-1459
Grades: K-5
| 502 students
Rank: #44.
Beverlye Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1025 S Beverlye Rd
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1432
Grades: 6-8
| 447 students
Rank: #55.
Hidden Lake Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1475 Prevatt Rd
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1491
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #66.
Kelly Springs Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1124 Kelly Springs Rd
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 983-6565
Grades: PK-5
| 451 students
Rank: #77.
Selma Street Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 W Selma St
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1463
Grades: K-5
| 469 students
Rank: #88.
Dothan High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1236 S Oates St
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,205 students
Rank: #99.
Northview High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3209 Reeves St
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1410
Grades: 9-12
| 1,334 students
Rank: #1010.
Morris Slingluff Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4130 Westgate Parkway
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1479
Grades: PK-5
| 382 students
Rank: #1111.
Faine Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 Stringer St
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1455
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #1212.
Girard Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
600 Girard Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1426
Grades: 6-8
| 490 students
Rank: #1313.
Girard Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
522 Girard Ave
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1467
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #1414.
Cloverdale Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
303 Rollins Ave
Dothan, AL 36301
(334) 794-1487
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #1515.
Honeysuckle Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1665 Honeysuckle Rd
Dothan, AL 36305
(334) 794-1420
Grades: 6-8
| 518 students
Dothan Technology Center
Vocational School
3165 Reeves St
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 794-1436
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Pass Academy
Alternative School
201 E Wilson Street
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 671-1474
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Students: 8,175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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