Dimmitt High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
321
Best High School in Texas
#898
 Rating 2 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DIMMITT ISD
Type Public
 Phone (806)647-3105
 Location 1405 WESTERN CIR DR
DIMMITT, TX 79027
Charter School No

Dimmitt High School has an academic rating well below the average for Texas high schools based on its low test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 898th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Dimmitt High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White15.3%49
Black2.2%7
Hispanic81.9%263
Asian Pacific0%0
Native American Indian0.3%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.3%1

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 11.3%

75.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, DIMMITT H S students are largely lower income and rank 1055th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman83
Sophomore91
Junior62
Senior85
Total321

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
68%
Rank in Texas
780th
Rating
3 out of 10

Students at Dimmitt High School scored an average 68% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is somewhat below the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 35.7% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 89%*70% to 74%*
Boys60% to 69%*55% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic65% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial--
White50% or more*80% to 89%*
With Disabilites50% or more*21% to 39%*
Limited English50% or more*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1183

The average SAT score for Dimmitt High School students in 2015 was 1183.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
33%
Rank in Texas
587th
Rating
4 out of 10

49 out of 147 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (33%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the Texas median rate of 37% and in the bottom 40% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
1%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
-9th
AP Pass Rate Rating
-

Dimmitt High School offers 1 AP courses. 1 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 1% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Dimmitt High School had -8 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the Texas state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 50% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 1% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate -6%
AP Courses Offered 1

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate36%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate42%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate30%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.2%4
Boys2.5%4
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.6%2
Boys1.2%2
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students23.9%77
Boys20.5%33
Girls27.3%44
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.7%12
Boys6.2%10
Girls1.2%2

Location

Dimmitt High School
1405 WESTERN CIR DR
DIMMITT, TX
79027
(806)647-3105

3 out of 10 1

District

DIMMITT ISD
DIMMITT, TX