Dawson-boyd Secondary serves 273 students in grades 7-12.
Dawson-boyd Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).
- Grades: 7-12
- Students: 273 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 10%
- Graduation Rate: 80-89% (Top 50% in MN)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Dawson-boyd Secondary's student population of 273 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dawson-boyd Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dawson-boyd Secondary is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#737 out of 1789 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
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