Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Dawson ISD: C

Total students

151

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

Dawson ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 90.3%

Dawson School is an elementary/secondary school in Welch, TX, in the Dawson ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 151 students. 35.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $46,788, which is $10,853 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.dawson.esc17.net

Address

P O Box 180
Welch, TX 79377-0180

Office phone number

(806) 489-7461

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Dawson School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

151

African American

1 (0.7%)

Dawson ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

99 (65.6%)

Dawson ISD: 65.6%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

46 (30.5%)

Dawson ISD: 30.5%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

5 (3.3%)

Dawson ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

65.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

30.5%

Two or more races

3.3%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

35.1 %

Dawson ISD: 35.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

70.9 %

Dawson ISD: 70.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

12.6 %

Dawson ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

35.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

70.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

12.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

12.6 %

Dawson ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

11.3 %

Dawson ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

7.9 %

Dawson ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

12.6%

Gifted and talented

11.3%

Special education

7.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Dawson ISD: C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Dawson ISD: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Dawson ISD: C

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Dawson ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

6.1 %

Dawson ISD: 6.1%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.3 %

Dawson ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

33.3 %

Dawson ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Dawson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

Masked

Dawson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

Masked

Math

Masked

Reading + Math

Masked

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

12.4

African American

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (16.1%)

Dawson ISD: 16.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10.4 (83.9%)

Dawson ISD: 83.9%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

11.4 (91.9%)

Dawson ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

1 (8.1%)

Dawson ISD: 8.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Dawson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

12.2

Dawson ISD: 12.2

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.9 years

Dawson ISD: 11.9 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$46,788

Dawson ISD: $46,788

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$35,870

Dawson ISD: $35,870

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$39,334

Dawson ISD: $39,334

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$45,440

Dawson ISD: $45,440

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$53,891

Dawson ISD: $53,891

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$60,510

Dawson ISD: $60,510

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$59,541

Dawson ISD: $59,541

Statewide: $69,974

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