Dodson Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
205 North Beck Rd
Canton, MI 48187
Phone
(734) 981-8003
District
PLYMOUTH-CANTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
County
WAYNE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
495
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.1% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Dodson Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 47
Proficiency in Reading 56 46
Proficiency in Math 65 48

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 44
Proficiency in Reading 61 45
Proficiency in Math 69 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 44
Proficiency in Reading 84 52
Proficiency in Math 79 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.84
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.09
AVG FOR STATE 18.17
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 82 16.6%
Grade 1 80 16.2%
Grade 2 101 20.4%
Grade 3 78 15.8%
Grade 4 84 17.0%
Grade 5 70 14.1%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Total 495 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.1% 73.8% 69.9%
Black 11.9% 10.1% 18.6%
Hispanic 3.0% 3.9% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.5% 11.8% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.1% 15.6% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 12.7% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 2.9% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 119,900 9,962,311
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,978.1 176
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.6% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.8% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 44,951 3,888,646
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.0% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 51.8% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.5% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.0% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.8% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 4.7% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,855 $102,462,500 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $622 $10,885,000 5.8%
Staff $548 $9,590,000 5.1%
General Administration $86 $1,505,000 0.8%
School Administration $511 $8,942,500 4.7%
Operation $840 $14,700,000 7.8%
Transportation $381 $6,667,500 3.5%
Other $233 $4,077,500 2.2%
Total Support $3,222 $56,385,000 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,720 $30,100,000 15.9%
Total Expenditures $10,798 $188,965,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,198 $9,450,632,224 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $794 $1,211,081,566 6.5%
Staff $510 $778,315,219 4.2%
General Administration $231 $352,163,732 1.9%
School Administration $596 $908,348,462 4.9%
Operation $993 $1,514,641,703 8.2%
Transportation $439 $670,059,605 3.6%
Other $521 $793,829,806 4.3%
Total Support $4,085 $6,228,537,098 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,903 $2,901,180,624 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,186 $18,580,363,063 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%