5130 Colfax Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dawes Middle School serves 507 students in grades 6-8.
Dawes Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dawes Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Dawes Middle School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
507 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Dawes Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dawes Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#796 out of 904 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
19%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
65%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 507 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 20%)

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