Dawson High School

  • Dawson High School serves 361 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 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dawson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

  • Dawson High School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dawson High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#417 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
91%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.37
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Graduation Rate85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
40%
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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 High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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