Dawson Elementary School

  • Dawson Elementary School serves 245 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dawson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Dawson Elementary School's student population of 245 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawson Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3924 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dawson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
18%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
72%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.450.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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