Dakota High School

  • Dakota High School serves 2,917 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dakota High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Dakota High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Dakota High School's student population of 2,917 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 143 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,917 students
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Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dakota High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dakota High School is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#444 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
84%
68%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dakota High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.290.28
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Graduation Rate
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dakota High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChippewa Valley s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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