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H.H. Dow High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,261
Best High School in Michigan
#36
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Midland Public Schools
Type Public
 Phone (989)923-5382
 Location 3901 NORTH SAGINAW RD
MIDLAND, MI 48640
Charter School No

H.H. Dow High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Michigan high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 36th in the best public high schools in Michigan.

Demographics

Race

The H.H. Dow High School student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White85.5%1,078
Black2%25
Hispanic3.6%46
Asian Pacific7.3%92
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races1.3%16

Family Income

vs. other Michigan high schools
Upper 9.3%

12.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Michigan high school median of 34.3%. By this measure, H.H. Dow High School students are largely wealthy and rank 53rd in Michigan for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman326
Sophomore319
Junior301
Senior314
Total1,261

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
94%

7 out of 10

Rank: 131st in Michigan

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
Michigan Median92%
Percentile76%
White90% to 94%*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged70% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Michigan

Students at H.H. Dow High School scored an average 70% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Michican Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 38% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 2.4% of Michigan high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
Boys60% to 64%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanicless than 50%*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*40% to 49%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1174

The average SAT score for H.H. Dow High School students in 2017 was 1174.

College Admission Test Participation

5 out of 10

Rank: 283rd in Michigan

313 out of 615 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Michigan median rate of 51% and in the top 50% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 44th in Michigan

H.H. Dow High School offers 7 AP courses. 19 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 69% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Michigan schools of 14%. H.H. Dow High School had 126 taking AP exams with a 112 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the state median of 63 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 89% 63%
Students enrolled in an AP class 19% 14%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Courses Offered 7

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate34%13%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate37%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate31%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0
Michigan Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

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

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Michigan Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Michigan Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.6%45
Boys3.5%23
Girls3.4%22

Location

H.H. Dow High School
3901 NORTH SAGINAW RD
MIDLAND, MI
48640
(989)923-5382

10 out of 10 1

District

Midland Public Schools
MIDLAND, MI