Dodson High School

  • Dodson High School serves 359 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dodson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana 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 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Dodson High School's student population of 359 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dodson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dodson High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#716 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
7%
44%
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White
90%
45%
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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 Dodson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.190.60
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Graduation Rate60-79%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinn Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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