Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School

  • Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School serves 306 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School's student population of 306 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#463 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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White
98%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.040.25
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson Springs Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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