Dawes Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5130 Colfax Street
Lincoln, NE 68504
Phone
(402) 436-1211
District
LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
LANCASTER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
473
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

2

(10 is best)

Better than 17.7% of NE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Dawes Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
38%
51%
42%
49%
34%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
35%
48%
36%
48%
34%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
41%
48%
43%
50%
39%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
11
13
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 140 29.6%
Grade 7 163 34.5%
Grade 8 170 35.9%
Total 473 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 71.9% 72.1% 68.5%
Black 9.1% 7.0% 7.0%
Hispanic 16.3% 15.0% 20.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 5.1% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.8% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.6% 45.9% 43.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.8% 37.8% 35.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.8% 8.1% 8.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 284,389 1,934,408
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,163.4 25
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.8% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.9% 24.3%
65 OR OLDER 12.8% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 113,406 759,176
Single Parent Households With Children 9.3% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.2% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 39.0% 31.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.6% 10.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 15.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.2% 18.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 18.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.5% 13.3%
$15,000 or less 9.8% 9.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,797 $312,729,873 59.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $374 $15,000,766 2.8%
Staff $284 $11,390,956 2.2%
General Administration $244 $9,786,596 1.8%
School Administration $623 $24,987,907 4.7%
Operation $982 $39,387,038 7.4%
Transportation $263 $10,548,667 2.0%
Other $235 $9,425,615 1.8%
Total Support $3,005 $120,527,545 22.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,394 $96,020,946 18.1%
Total Expenditures $13,196 $529,278,364 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,830 $2,555,591,094 54.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $484 $158,118,460 3.4%
Staff $327 $106,617,176 2.3%
General Administration $329 $107,295,798 2.3%
School Administration $585 $190,837,179 4.1%
Operation $1,042 $340,258,712 7.3%
Transportation $365 $119,094,867 2.5%
Other $282 $92,048,523 2.0%
Total Support $3,414 $1,114,344,253 23.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,089 $1,008,231,989 21.6%
Total Expenditures $14,333 $4,678,137,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%