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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Dickinson Independent School District is an above average, public school district located in Dickinson, TX. It has 10,953 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.
Address
2218 E Fm 517
Dickinson, TX 77539
Telephone
(281) 229-6000
Website

Dickinson Independent School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
74%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1060
202 responses
Average ACT
25
43 responses
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Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
10,953
Free or Reduced Lunch
61.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,617
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.7%

Finances

Total Expenses
$91,771,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,037/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    6%

Dickinson Independent School District Reviews

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My experience from Dickinson High School makes me proud to say “Gator fight never dies.” I love connecting with my friends and meeting new people everyday , making a connection with your teachers and being able to focus on your self is truly a great experience. Experience gives you the option to learn so many life lessons and I was able to accomplish this through Dickinson High School! The most important over all is the functionality from Dickinson. I have never seen such a facility that can keep a grip on everyone and everything like Dickinson has done. When anyone asks “where are you from?” I am proud to say “Dickinson from the fighting gators”
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I have been attending DISD since I was in kindergarten. They have done an excellent job of expanding, and becoming an involved community throughout the Dickinson-League City area. The district is diverse and attempts to cater to every student. At the elementary and middle school levels, the teachers are caring, well- educated, and strive to do the best for their students across the board. However, as the school levels increase to junior high and high school, the quality of the teachers, the food, and the resources are at a lower standard than that of the elementary and middle schools. While the extracurricular activities in the higher levels are superb, the actual quality of the education is not high compared to schools around it.
A lot of the teachers at Dickinson High are really friendly and will talk to you and teach with the complete intention of helping you succeed. The principal, Dr.Smith, is really hands-on and she treats all of us as important as if we're as important as her own family. There are also a lot of officers in order to ensure we're safe and okay. However, my only issue with the school is that too much of the funds are put into mainstream sports like Football (though we do have really good teams). To counteract this, though, they do offer a lot of different meals to choose from and the pudding is actually pretty great.