Dawnwood Middle School

  • Dawnwood Middle School serves 1,167 students in grades 6-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Dawnwood Middle School operates within the Middle Country Central School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1167 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 1,167 students
Dawnwood Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dawnwood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Dawnwood Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Dawnwood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Dawnwood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
9%
Dawnwood Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
16%
25%
Dawnwood Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
2%
18%
Dawnwood Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
76%
45%
Dawnwood Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dawnwood Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.40 0.37
Dawnwood Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Dawnwood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
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Dawnwood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Middle Country Central School District's student population of 10,124 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,716 in this district is less than the state average of $31,635. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,378 is less than the state average of $30,416. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Middle Country Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
2
Number of Students Managed 10,124 935
Middle Country Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $30 MM
Middle Country Central School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $212 MM $28 MM
Middle Country Central School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $20,716 $31,635
Middle Country Central School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $20,378 $30,416
Middle Country Central School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  9/6/2013
This is a great school, in my opinion. I will be starting the eighth grade soon and I'm excited. This school is an awesome school to go to. It was a little tough for me to adjust to middle school when I started sixth grade. Seventh grade was awesome and now I'm ready for eighth grade. I recommend this school to every middle schooler. The after school programs are great, but I don't know how the sports are since I don't do them. Lunch is alright but it is certainly better than the lunches at elementary schools. It's a great school with great staff. Two thumbs up =D
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