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Dixon High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
160 Dixon School Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
Phone
(910) 347-2958
District
ONSLOW COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
ONSLOW COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
842
Classroom Teachers
45

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

3

(10 is best)

Better than 29.7% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Dixon High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
40%
50%
52%
51%
27%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 259 30.8%
Grade 10 210 24.9%
Grade 11 175 20.8%
Grade 12 198 23.5%
Total 842 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.8% 61.2% 48.2%
Black 5.7% 18.9% 26.3%
Hispanic 10.8% 17.7% 20.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 1.3% 3.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.8% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.9% 36.4% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.0% 31.5% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.9% 4.9% 2.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 164,273 10,551,162
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 261.5 214
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.5% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.2% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 18.8% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 61,560 4,074,758
Single Parent Households With Children 10.1% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.8% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.1% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.2% 11.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.7% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.9% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.2% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.4% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 10.7% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,611 $150,733,904 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $461 $12,384,304 4.4%
Staff $328 $8,811,392 3.1%
General Administration $74 $1,987,936 0.7%
School Administration $465 $12,491,760 4.4%
Operation $835 $22,431,440 8.0%
Transportation $417 $11,202,288 4.0%
Other $366 $9,832,224 3.5%
Total Support $2,946 $79,141,344 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,908 $51,256,512 18.2%
Total Expenditures $10,465 $281,131,760 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,279 $9,512,551,796 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $564 $854,397,531 5.0%
Staff $329 $498,205,494 2.9%
General Administration $163 $247,686,005 1.5%
School Administration $616 $932,587,439 5.5%
Operation $825 $1,249,784,873 7.4%
Transportation $419 $635,198,520 3.7%
Other $312 $472,868,113 2.8%
Total Support $3,228 $4,890,431,846 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,705 $2,582,312,208 15.2%
Total Expenditures $11,212 $16,985,065,695 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%