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About This School

Glenda Dawson High School is a public high school in Pearland. The principal of Glenda Dawson High School is Mr David Moody and can be contacted at moodyd@pearlandisd.org. 2,020 students go to Glenda Dawson High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Glenda Dawson High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 20% of the 2,020 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 23% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Glenda Dawson High School is 17:1. KIPP Sunnyside High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 37% 47%
Black, non-Hispanic 31% 17%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 10%
Asian 15% %
Hispanic 14% 25%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 23%
Limited English proficiency 2% 8%
Economically disadvantaged 20% 22%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    this school is a great. so many nice and helpful teachers. the APs are cool and friendly. i love going to this school. i couldn't be happier

  • (11 months ago)

    Dawson is an awesome school you should attend i am a senior this year and the councilors are excellent.

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter attends here and LOVE IT! I only had one issue with the Spanish teacher and it got resolved REAL quick. The administrative office was on top of it. This school is wonderful. No complaints!!

  • (2 years ago)

    And i forgot to add that my daughter (the biology major) who graduated from Pearland High instead...she graduated with all honors National Honor Society. I'm proud of every accomplishment (now also the National Biology major society) she has made. Looking forward to my future doctor 0)

  • (2 years ago)

    I love Dawson! I just moved here from Louisiana and it's amazing. Everybody's nice from administration to the students. The teachers are great and I've learned much more than I thought I would.

  • (4 years ago)

    This is an excellent school with teachers and administrators that truly care about the well being of their students. The Coaching staff is awesome as well and really supports the efforts of both the teacher and student; they truly hold their players accountable.

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