Richard Henry Dana Middle School



Richard Henry Dana Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richard Henry Dana Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 322
7 304
8 337
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richard Henry Dana Middle School is a public elementary school located in Hawthorne, CA in the Wiseburn Elementary School District. It enrolls 963 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 27.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 963
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.61

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Richard Henry Dana Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 486
(50%)
2,001
(52%)
 Male 477
(50%)
1,875
(48%)

Richard Henry Dana Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 539
(56%)
2,148
(55%)
 Black 237
(25%)
679
(18%)
 White 81
(8%)
580
(15%)
 Asian 60
(6%)
218
(6%)
 Two or More 29
(3%)
204
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(2%)
38
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
9
(0%)

Richard Henry Dana Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 476
(49%)
2,127
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 330
(34%)
1,225
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 157
(16%)
524
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Richard Henry Dana Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Richard Henry Dana Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 735
2006 760
2007 759
2008 867
2009 935
2010 1003
2011 972
2012 963

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.8
2006 22.6
2007 20.4
2008 24.7
2009 25
2010 N/A
2011 25.9
2012 27

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45170068027211
2006 0.42763157894737
2007 0.46376811594203
2008 0.43367935409458
2009 0.42780748663102
2010 0.419740777667
2011
2012 0.50571131879543

Compare Richard Henry Dana Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,700.0% 27.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current 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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