Dawson Elementary School

  • Dawson Elementary School serves 268 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dawson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Dawson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Dawson Elementary School's student population of 268 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawson Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1928 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dawson Elementary 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)15-19%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
91%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dawson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dawson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dawson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.170.69
This chart display the diversity score of Dawson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dawson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dawson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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