Dakota High School

  • Dakota High School serves 2,803 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Dakota High School operates within the Chippewa Valley s School District.
  • Chippewa Valley s School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2803 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,803 students
Dakota High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Dakota High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers139 teachers
Dakota High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeDakota High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Dakota High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Dakota High School American Indian Students (1997-2004)
Asian
2%
3%
Dakota High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Dakota High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
9%
18%
Dakota High School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
85%
68%
Dakota High School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Dakota High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDakota High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.270.50
Dakota High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
10%
41%
Dakota High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Dakota High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chippewa Valley s School District's student population of 16,654 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 86% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,190 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,439 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChippewa Valley s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
2
Number of Students Managed16,654760
Chippewa Valley s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%82%
Chippewa Valley s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$167 MM$11 MM
Chippewa Valley s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$171 MM$11 MM
Chippewa Valley s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,190$11,681
Chippewa Valley s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,439$11,849
Chippewa Valley s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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