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About This School

Dodd Middle School is a public middle school in Cheshire. 786 students go to Dodd Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 5% of the 786 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Dodd Middle School is 14:1. The Cheshire Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 87%
Asian 8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Hispanic 2% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 5% 5%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    stay away....that's all I'm going to say... stay. away. Horrible place. Don't send your kids here under any circumstances!!!!

  • (3 years ago)

    Great environment for learning! We hope the budget will allow the present team to continue to do such a good job! I highly recommend Dodd Middle School for the athletic and music programs too!

  • (3 years ago)

    dodd middle school is a great community for students to learn. They have an advanced math class for students who need it and teachers come extra early to school if a student needs extra help and it is beneficial to my children

  • (4 years ago)

    Dodd was a wonderful school for our daughter. The teachers and administration truly care about the students. Middle school is a scary time for parents and students alike; Dodd made it a great experience! Thank you.

  • (5 years ago)

    My twins are in 7th grade and now almost done with their first year at Dodd. They have done nothing but excelled academically and socially. The teachers on their team are the finest I have seen yet. The kids have really blossomed during their transition to the middle school and adore every one of their teachers. I think your Dodd experience is what you choose to make of it as well - for both the kids and the parents.

  • (5 years ago)

    Moved here for the schools reputation and education. Very disappointed is all I can say. The bullying and groups of kids that gang up on each other is horrible. The school seems to push it aside. The education is very good however the groups of kids that are ruining it is terrible. I hope the staff get their acts together.

  • (6 years ago)

    very challenging yet feels rewarding

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