Dawnwood Middle School



Dawnwood Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dawnwood Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 397
7 381
8 384
9 1
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 5

Dawnwood Middle School is a public high school of the Middle Country Central School District located in Centereach, NY. It has 1,168 students in grades 6th through 9th. Dawnwood Middle School is the 221st largest public high school in New York and the 4,851st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,168
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 73

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Dawnwood Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 598
(51%)
2,872
(51%)
 Female 570
(49%)
2,710
(49%)

Dawnwood Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 903
(77%)
4,291
(77%)
 Hispanic 143
(12%)
716
(13%)
 Asian 65
(6%)
311
(6%)
 Black 49
(4%)
231
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Dawnwood Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 812
(70%)
3,904
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(20%)
1,104
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(10%)
574
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dawnwood Middle School is ranked 356th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dawnwood Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Dawnwood Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1295
2006 1206
2007 1251
2008 1249
2009 1207
2010 1193
2011 1165
2012 1168

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 12.7
2007 13.7
2008 13.5
2009 12.8
2010 13
2011 14.1
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14285714285714
2006 0.16749585406302
2007 0.15907274180655
2008 0.18895116092874
2009 0.23198011599006
2010 0.22380553227158
2011 0.24721030042918
2012 0.30479452054795

Compare Dawnwood Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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