Dawson School



Dawson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dawson School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 19
1 16
2 17
3 14
4 19
5 9
6 13
7 6
8 11
9 9
10 9
11 9
12 11

Dawson School is a public high school of the Dawson Independent School District located in Welch, TX. It has 176 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Dawson School is the 1,472nd largest public high school in Texas and the 17,938th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.9 to 1.

Total Students: 176
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,938th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,472nd out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 613th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,454th out of 2,121

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Dawson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 88
(50%)
88
(50%)
 Female 88
(50%)
88
(50%)

Dawson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 91
(52%)
91
(52%)
 White 83
(47%)
83
(47%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dawson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 89
(51%)
89
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(49%)
87
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dawson School is ranked 1,468th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dawson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.3%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 185
2006 156
2007 174
2008 149
2009 168
2010 164
2011 147
2012 163
2013 170
2014 173
2015 176

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 9
2007 9.8
2008 7.9
2009 9
2010 8.9
2011 7.6
2012 8.4
2013 8.8
2014 9.2
2015 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.059459459459459
2006 0.057692307692308
2007 0.045977011494253
2008 0.040268456375839
2009 0.023809523809524
2010 0.018292682926829
2011 N/A
2012 0.49079754601227
2013 0.51764705882353
2014 0.5028901734104
2015 0.49431818181818

Compare Dawson School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.4%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dawson School
Welch, TX
Public PK - 12 176 9.9:1  
Loop School
Loop, TX
Public PK - 12 110 5.7:1 17 miles
Lamesa High School
Lamesa, TX
Public 09 - 12 521 13.9:1 17 miles
O'Donnell School
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Public PK - 12 306 9.6:1 18 miles
Wellman-Union School
Wellman, TX
Public PK - 12 247 11.4:1 20 miles
Brownfield High School
Brownfield, TX
Public 09 - 12 485 12.9:1 20 miles
Tahoka High School
Tahoka, TX
Public 09 - 12 153 6.7:1 25 miles
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