Dawson School

  • Dawson School serves 170 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dawson School's student population of 170 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawson School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#4802 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Hispanic
55%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
44%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dawson School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.51n/a
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dawson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2001-02 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

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Lamesa Lamesa High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 513 students
    16.2 miles
    600 N 14th
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806)872-8385
    16.2 9-12 513
  • Lamesa North Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 481 students
    16.2 miles
    601 N 14th
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806)872-5428
    16.2 3-5 481
  • Lamesa Lamesa Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 405 students
    16.9 miles
    S 1st And Bryan
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806)872-8301
    16.9 6-8 405
  • Lamesa Lamesa Success Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 29 students
    16.9 miles
    102 Bryan Ave
    Lamesa, TX 79331
    (806)872-5410
    16.9 8-12 29
  • Loop Loop School
    Grades: PK-12 | 134 students
    16.9 miles
    1441 Hwy 303
    Loop, TX 79342
    (806)487-6412
    16.9 PK-12 134

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