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Glenda Dawson High School
  • Public
  • Pearland, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Glenda Dawson High School is a top rated, public school located in Pearland, TX. It has 2,579 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

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Glenda Dawson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1280
1,028 responses
Average ACT
30
291 responses
AP Enrollment
40%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$104,504
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,413
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$244,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 107 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 107 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 283 responses
  • Football
    23%
  • Ovation Theatre
    15%
  • Pep Rallies!
    14%
  • Band
    8%
  • Basketball
    7%
  • Choir
    7%
  • Swimming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,579
Free or Reduced Lunch
21%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 112 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 112 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 112 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,556
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.4%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 139 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 139 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 139 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$9,567 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 146 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 146 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 146 responses

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