Dawson Springs Independent School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Dawson Springs Independent School District serving 681 students in Dawson Springs, Kentucky.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky state average of 22%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Dawson Springs Independent School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Dawson Springs Dawson Springs Elementary School
    317 Eli St
    Dawson Springs, KY 42408
    (270)797-2991

    Grades: PK-6 | 378 students
  • Dawson Springs Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School
    317 Eli St
    Dawson Springs, KY 42408
    (270)797-2957

    Grades: 7-12 | 303 students
  • Dawson Springs Dawson Springs Pre-school
    317 Eli Street
    Dawson Springs, KY 42408
    (270)797-3811

    Grades: n/a | n/a students

Overview

School District NameDawson Springs Independent School District
# of Schools3
# of Students681
# of Teachers44
Student : Teacher Ratio15
# of Male Students336
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students345
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.13
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students4
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students19
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students1
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students638
% White Students
93%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students19
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:33
# of Students in Kindergarten:57
# of Students in 1st Grade:53
# of Students in 2nd Grade:46
# of Students in 3rd Grade:47
# of Students in 4th Grade:43
# of Students in 5th Grade:46
# of Students in 6th Grade:53
# of Students in 7th Grade:56
# of Students in 8th Grade:45
# of Students in 9th Grade:46
# of Students in 10th Grade:54
# of Students in 11th Grade:51
# of Students in 12th Grade:51
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Dawson Springs Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dawson Springs Independent School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dawson Springs Independent School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dawson Springs Independent School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,233 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,365. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,324 is higher than the state average of $10,284. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
Total Revenue$7 MM$24 MM
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Spending$9 MM$24 MM
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Revenue / Student$10,233$10,365
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dawson Springs Independent School District and average revenue per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,324$10,284
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dawson Springs Independent School District and average spending per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Dawson Springs Independent School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.13, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.38. The most diverse school in the district is Dawson Springs Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.