Dawson County High School

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1665 Perimeter Rd

Dawsonville, GA 30534

(706) 265-6555

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,290

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Dawson County High School

Quite a success! A very interesting combination of highly motivated teachers and students of all education backgrounds. Graduates range from technical school students to attendees of high-ranking national universities. It really is a "hidden gem" north of the 'burbs. Not a highly diverse group of students, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/28/14

We moved into the school distrct last year and my kids love it. Very small town feeling rather than the neighboring schools that are overloaded. My only concern is that they keep cutting activities, teachers, and spending. I know that is is par for the economy but we really shoudn't be taking so much ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/26/13

My children have gone to Dawson County Schools since Pre-k. I have one child who is in the Special Needs curriculum and this school system has, with a great amount of parent /teacher involvement, educated my child and helped to determine that he is not an ADHD student, which is all the rage these days, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/11

It is amazing to me that this school received glowing remarks. My child attended this school last year, and her experience was certainly different than what is being expresses here. The only thing missing is the "whites only" signs from the 60s, but the mentality is still prevelent in this school. My ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

I graduated from DHCS last year. My teachers did their job in preparing me for college as I am currently enrolled at North Georgia College and State University. However, I do agree with what I read about the sports program in a previous post. The school does put too much focus on football, especially ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/31/09

as a former student here i have to say i loved this school all the teachers are great, my faves were mrs buesey, ms jernigan,mr hoffman,and of course ms hussey

Posted by a parent on 08/27/08

I am a student currently at this high school. I think it is amazing, quite wonderful. The teachers care greatly about us and our grades. I learn a lot. I'm proud of the work i acheive. This is what the school want us to aim for- achievement and pride. That's what I have.

Posted by a student on 08/02/08

Dawson County Schools care deeply about their students. I think DCHS is all about letting the students strive to obtaining their goals. DCHS is an incredible school

Posted by a parent on 06/26/08

I am currently attending Dawson County High and personally think it is wonderful. The whole staff is great. The teachers care a lot about their students. They do their best to lead us to be what we want to be and to have the lives we want to live. It's a great school.

Posted by a student on 06/12/07

After graduating from this school, I am now attending college at Georgia Tech. This school and it's upstanding teachers do a great job of preparing students for college and other career choices. The leadership team is only making the school a better institute of learning each day, and the school has ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 08/30/06

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Test scores for Dawson County High School

GHSGT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Dawson County High School
Dawson County School District
* In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

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Dawsonville schools — Dawson County High School is located at 1665 Perimeter Rd, Dawsonville GA 30534. 1665 Perimeter Rd is in the 30534 ZIP code in Dawsonville, GA The school district for Dawson County High School is the Dawson County School District. Dawson County High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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