Dothan High School

Dothan High School serves 1,221 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Dothan High School operates within the Dothan City School District.
Dothan City School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 1221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,221 students
Dothan High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dothan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Dothan High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dothan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Dothan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Dothan High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
61%
34%
Dothan High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
37%
57%
Dothan High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.32
Dothan High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
52%
Dothan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Dothan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dothan City School District's student population of 9,351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 61% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,161 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,269 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dothan City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
7
Number of Students Managed 9,351 3,026
Dothan City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 74%
Dothan City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $30 MM
Dothan City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $85 MM $30 MM
Dothan City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,161 $10,181
Dothan City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,269 $10,301
Dothan City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Child Count Only (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Child Count Only (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Child Count Only (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DothanChild Count OnlyAlternative School
    Grades: PK-12
    0.6 miles
    500 Dusy St
    DothanAL 36301
    (334)793-1397
    0.6PK-12n/a
  • DothanCloverdale Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 318 students
    0.8 miles
    303 Rollins Ave
    DothanAL 36301
    (334)794-1487
    0.8KG-5318
  • DothanGrandview Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 398 students
    1.1 miles
    900 Sixth Ave
    DothanAL 36301
    (334)794-1483
    1.1KG-5398
  • DothanHouston Co Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12
    1.2 miles
    315 North Foster St
    DothanAL 36303
    (334)671-9295
    1.2KG-12n/a
  • DothanSelma Street Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 575 students
    1.2 miles
    1501 West Selma St
    DothanAL 36301
    (334)794-1463
    1.2KG-5575

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