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
9 659
10 689
11 685
12 707

Dobson High School is a public high school of the Mesa Unified School District located in Mesa, AZ. It has 2,740 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dobson High School is the 13th largest public high school in Arizona and the 376th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,740
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 131.9

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Dobson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,385
(51%)
14,691
(51%)
 Female 1,355
(49%)
14,211
(49%)

Dobson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,261
(46%)
15,031
(52%)
 Hispanic 1,060
(39%)
10,475
(36%)
 Black 209
(8%)
1,365
(5%)
 Asian 100
(4%)
731
(3%)
 American Indian 100
(4%)
1,098
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(0%)
187
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
15
(0%)

Dobson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,409
(51%)
14,264
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,136
(41%)
12,480
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 195
(7%)
2,158
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dobson High School is ranked 19th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dobson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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

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

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

Compare Dobson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.6%
 

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