Dothan High School

1236 S Oates St
Dothan, AL 36301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dothan High School serves 1,205 students in grades 9-12.
Dothan High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Dothan High School's student population of 1,205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Rankings

Dothan High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dothan High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#818 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
63%
33%
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White
31%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.59
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Graduation Rate
83%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDothan City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dothan High School is Houston County Alternative School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cloverdale Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dothan Cloverdale Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    0.8 miles
    303 Rollins Ave
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1487
    0.8 PK-5 356
  • Dothan Grandview Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    1.1 miles
    900 Sixth Avenue
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1483
    1.1 K-5 473
  • Dothan Houston County Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    1.2 miles
    315 N Foster St
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 671-9295
    1.2 K-12 n/a
  • Dothan Selma Street Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    1.2 miles
    1501 W Selma St
    Dothan, AL 36301
    (334) 794-1463
    1.2 K-5 469
  • Dothan Carver Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 433 students
    2.0 miles
    1001 Webb Rd
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 794-1440
    2 6-8 433

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