Dowling Middle School



Dowling Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dowling Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 356
7 420
8 349
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dowling Middle School is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 1,125 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,125
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.3

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Dowling Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 606
(54%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 519
(46%)
82,642
(49%)

Dowling Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 670
(60%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 427
(38%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 12
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Dowling Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 829
(74%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 296
(26%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Dowling Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Dowling Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1911
2006 1846
2007 1661
2008 1534
2009 1432
2010 1301
2011 1335
2012 1186
2013 1129
2014 1200
2015 1125

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 16.6
2007 15.6
2008 15.7
2009 15.1
2010 14.9
2011 16.5
2012 16.2
2013 16.4
2014 17.7
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90005232862376
2006 0.62405200433369
2007 0.62974111980734
2008 0.64863102998696
2009 0.54748603351955
2010 0.51037663335895
2011 0.42996254681648
2012 0.86003372681282
2013 0.81045172719221
2014 0.71
2015 0.73688888888889

Compare Dowling Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 73.7%
 

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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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