Dana

Public 5-6

 1775 Chatsworth Blvd.
       San Diego, CA  92106-3709


 (619) 225-3897

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District: San Diego Unified


Student/teacher ratio:  24.8
Number of students:  820

Racial breakdown:
White:
53.3%
Hispanic:
30.2%
Two or more races:
8.3%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  39.1%

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Updated Wednesday, September 26, 2018, based on the latest test scores.


Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (53.3%), Hispanic (30.2%), two or more races (8.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 39.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Dana is 24.8. 21 middle schools in the San Diego Unified School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Dana employs 33 full-time teachers.
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San Diego Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks San Diego Unified 337th of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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by a parent
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Open Quote Bad idea!
Not wise to run a middle school for 9-11 year old children. The teachers have over a 150 students, so if your child struggles in any academic area, they will fall further behind. Sadly, the teaching staff at this school label children "Not diploma bound", which means DO NOT help this student as they are not on track to graduate high school. Many teachers at this school need to retire and should not receive a pension, as they did not teach, but simply passed everyone on down the road! Close Quote


by a teacher
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Open Quote dana is the best school ever. it is better than any other school. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Dana

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1999 258 34 22 107 5 n/a n/a 0 426
2000 265 44 31 116 6 n/a n/a 0 462
2001 253 38 34 135 7 n/a n/a 0 467
2002 436 88 55 312 9 n/a n/a 0 900
2003 436 88 55 312 9 n/a n/a 0 900
2004 438 77 54 335 10 n/a n/a 0 914
2005 454 93 60 351 9 n/a n/a 0 967
2006 398 90 44 338 6 n/a n/a 0 876
2007 384 80 37 356 9 n/a n/a 15 881
2008 419 65 34 290 6 n/a n/a 0 814
2009 433 71 41 262 6 10 0 0 823
2010 411 53 33 271 8 4 29 0 809
2011 413 33 25 270 3 1 41 0 786
2012 411 35 29 252 3 3 44 0 777
2013 427 37 26 278 2 3 51 0 824
2014 437 45 24 285 1 2 69 0 863
2015 431 37 18 273 1 0 61 0 821
2016 437 42 21 248 2 2 68 0 820

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Dana

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1999 426 17.0 25.1 41.8
2000 462 19.0 24.3 43.3
2001 467 25.7 18.2 32.3
2002 900 39.0 23.1 43.9
2003 900 39.0 23.1 43.9
2004 914 38.0 24.1 42.1
2005 967 42.3 22.9 47.8
2006 876 38.4 22.8 50.9
2007 881 37.8 23.3 55.0
2008 814 47.1 17.3 46.6
2009 823 34.4 20.4 47.0
2010 809 35.0 23.1 48.9
2011 786 n/a n/a 46.1
2012 777 34.6 22.4 n/a
2013 824 34.6 23.8 43.7
2014 863 30.5 28.2 41.9
2015 821 33.0 24.8 38.2
2016 820 33.0 24.8 39.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Dana

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1999 426 17.0 25.1 41.8
2000 462 19.0 24.3 43.3
2001 467 25.7 18.2 32.3
2002 900 39.0 23.1 43.9
2003 900 39.0 23.1 43.9
2004 914 38.0 24.1 42.1
2005 967 42.3 22.9 47.8
2006 876 38.4 22.8 50.9
2007 881 37.8 23.3 55.0
2008 814 47.1 17.3 46.6
2009 823 34.4 20.4 47.0
2010 809 35.0 23.1 48.9
2011 786 n/a n/a 46.1
2012 777 34.6 22.4 n/a
2013 824 34.6 23.8 43.7
2014 863 30.5 28.2 41.9
2015 821 33.0 24.8 38.2
2016 820 33.0 24.8 39.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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