School Details

Dodge City Middle School

2000 Sixth, Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 227-1610
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 798 students 15 students/teacher (KS avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

70%
69%
81%
77%
76%
88%
70%
69%
82%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Dodge City School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
68%
84%
74%
73%
87%
77%
76%
78%

Kansas State Assessments (KSA)

In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2012
  • Dodge City School District average
  • Kansas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Dodge City Middle School is a public middle school in Dodge City. 798 students attend Dodge City Middle School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 81% of the 798 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Dodge City Middle School is 15:1. Soule Intermediate Center is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 77% 72%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 17% 22%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81% 77%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    hello therR ii currently attend DCMS and i am now qoinq to be a 8th qraderR. ii love the school and am happy with all policies. i was in heritaqe penel last year and hope to be in it aqain . I was also in cheerleadinq ann vollyball and had a very qood time!!

  • (7 years ago)

    I currently attend DCMS and I think it is a very wonderful school full of extra curricular activities such as sports hertiage panel choir orchestra and band!!! DCMS rocks!

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