Dawson County Junior High School

  • Dawson County Junior High School serves 253 students in grades 8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Dawson County Junior High School's student population of 253 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson County Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawson County Junior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#739 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dawson County Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dawson County Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dawson County Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
92%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dawson County Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dawson County Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.150.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dawson County Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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