Dobson High School



Dobson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dobson 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
9 724
10 682
11 644
12 589

Dobson High School is a public high school of the Mesa Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 2,639 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dobson High School is the 20th largest public high school in Arizona and the 501st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,639
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 120.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 501st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 20th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 177th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 19th out of 276

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Dobson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,324
(50%)
15,134
(52%)
 Female 1,315
(50%)
14,235
(48%)

Dobson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,199
(45%)
11,878
(40%)
 White 997
(38%)
13,899
(47%)
 Black 207
(8%)
1,289
(4%)
 American Indian 129
(5%)
1,276
(4%)
 Asian 75
(3%)
573
(2%)
 Two or More 19
(1%)
316
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(0%)
138
(0%)

Dobson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,273
(48%)
13,523
(46%)
 Not Eligible 1,135
(43%)
13,517
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 231
(9%)
2,329
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dobson High School is ranked 21st out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dobson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Dobson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2366
2006 2367
2007 2269
2008 2262
2009 2249
2010 3047
2011 2854
2012 2740
2013 2702
2014 2639
2015 2639

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 20.4
2007 20
2008 20.5
2009 21.6
2010 22.1
2011 22.7
2012 20.8
2013 20.9
2014 21.5
2015 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28064243448859
2006 0.25433037600338
2007 0.27809607756721
2008 0.2789566755084
2009 0.38772787905736
2010 0.40827042993108
2011 0.4572529782761
2012 0.48576642335766
2013 0.50740192450037
2014 0.51307313376279
2015 0.56991284577491

Compare Dobson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 57.0%
 

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