Dawson High School

  • Dawson High School serves 375 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

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School Overview

  • Dawson High School's student population of 375 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawson High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
94%
79%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dawson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.120.36
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson H S School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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