Dawson County High School



Dawson County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dawson County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 300
10 300
11 251
12 202

Dawson County High School is a public high school of the Dawson County School District located in Dawsonville, GA. It has 1,053 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dawson County High School is the 217th largest public high school in Georgia and the 5,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,053
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.8

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Dawson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 556
(53%)
556
(53%)
 Female 497
(47%)
497
(47%)

Dawson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 981
(93%)
981
(93%)
 Hispanic 50
(5%)
50
(5%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dawson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 634
(60%)
634
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(30%)
318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(10%)
101
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dawson County High School is ranked 269th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dawson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) is lower than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dawson County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 891
2006 954
2007 940
2008 991
2009 1002
2010 1030
2011 1025
2012 1053

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14.5
2007 14.4
2008 15.2
2009 15.9
2010 16.7
2011 16.5
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25364758698092
2006 0.26415094339623
2007 0.27872340425532
2008 0.29364278506559
2009 0.35828343313373
2010 0.38349514563107
2011 0.37951219512195
2012 0.39791073124406

Compare Dawson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dawson County High School
Dawsonville, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,053 19.2:1  
Dawson Christian Academy
Dawsonville, GA
Private KG - 12 64 10:1 2 miles
War Hill Christian Academy
Dawsonville, GA
Private PK - 12 61 9:1 8 miles
North Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,262 17.3:1 10 miles
Lumpkin County High School
Dahlonega, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,072 16.2:1 12 miles
Horizon Christian Academy
Cumming, GA
Private KG - 12 267 9:1 12 miles
Chestatee High School
Gainesville, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,241 17.5:1 13 miles
Forsyth Academy
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 76 13.8:1 13 miles
Forsyth Central High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,599 16:1 14 miles
North Hall High School
Gainesville, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,087 16.9:1 15 miles
West Forsyth High School
Cumming, GA
Public 09 - 12 2,134 18.1:1 16 miles
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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