Dawson Elementary School



Dawson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dawson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 58
1 91
2 75
3 69
4 41
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dawson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jackson, MS in the Jackson Public School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dawson Elementary School is the 327th largest public school in Mississippi and the 31,347th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.38

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Dawson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 215
(53%)
10,280
(51%)
 Female 192
(47%)
9,990
(49%)

Dawson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 402
(99%)
19,493
(96%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
300
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
71
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
370
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Dawson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 407
(100%)
20,270
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Dawson Elementary School is ranked 217th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dawson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Dawson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 288
2006 277
2007 260
2008 242
2009 269
2010 282
2011 280
2012 350
2013 413
2014 418
2015 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 18.3
2007 18.3
2008 16.6
2009 22.1
2010 19.1
2011 18.6
2012 18.6
2013 20
2014 20.7
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95833333333333
2006 0.95306859205776
2007 0.96538461538462
2008 0.96694214876033
2009 0.95167286245353
2010 0.97872340425532
2011 0.96785714285714
2012 0.96285714285714
2013 0.96852300242131
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Dawson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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