Dowagiac Middle School

57072 Riverside Dr, Dowagiac, MI 49047 | (269) 782-4440
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 602
Local School
Directory
Rating

No Reviews Yet
Find Old Friends From Dowagiac Middle School

Use the form below to search for alumni from Dowagiac Middle School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by Classmates.com®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 206 Main Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Michael Frazier
  • Fax: (269) 782-8707
  • Website: www.dowagiacschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 602
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 305 (50.7%)
  • Females: 293 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (11.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 360 (59.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 427 (70.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dowagiac Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian172.8%
Black7913.1%
Asian40.7%
Hispanic7612.6%
White42270.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dowagiac Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade20233.6%
7th Grade19432.2%
8th Grade20634.2%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Be The First To Review Dowagiac Middle School!

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

Local School
Directory
Rating
How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Dowagiac Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.6%87.6%84.5%
200975.9%75.9%82.0%
200867.7%67.7%79.9%
 
Reading Test
201079.3%79.3%84.0%
200982.9%82.9%87.7%
200869.4%69.4%80.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201071.1%71.1%75.3%
200966.2%66.2%73.4%
200863.7%63.7%73.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200866.5%66.5%79.5%
 
Writing Test
200864.8%64.8%75.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.6%85.6%84.6%
200976.9%76.9%82.2%
200877.4%77.4%82.6%
 
Reading Test
201082.4%82.4%79.0%
200975.6%75.6%82.0%
200879.5%79.5%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201042.3%42.3%47.8%
2009---
200871.8%71.8%77.9%
 
English Language Arts Test
200878.2%78.2%80.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.3%74.3%78.0%
200958.5%58.5%70.3%
200866.5%66.5%74.5%
 
Reading Test
201079.9%79.9%81.9%
200980.7%80.7%83.4%
200870.1%70.1%75.5%
 
Science Test
201074.4%74.4%78.1%
200966.7%66.7%75.9%
200873.0%73.0%76.3%
 
English Language Arts Test
200870.3%70.3%76.7%
 
Writing Test
200866.0%66.0%74.2%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
Private
Public
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Brookside Learning Center School
KG-12 | 48 Students | 4.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated-
Sam Adams Elementary School
3-6 | 348 Students | 6.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Ross Beatty High School
7-12 | 522 Students | 6.9 miles away

1 out of 5
Eau Claire Middle School
6-8 | 175 Students | 11.0 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Ring Lardner Middle School
7-8 | 552 Students | 11.6 miles away

4 out of 5
Decatur Middle School
5-8 | 307 Students | 11.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Edwardsburg Middle School
6-8 | 658 Students | 12.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Oak Manor Sixth Grade Center School
6 | 285 Students | 12.3 miles away

4 out of 5
Berrien Springs Middle School
6-8 | 479 Students | 12.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Brandywine Middle School
7-8 | 228 Students | 14.0 miles away

5 out of 5

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Dowagiac Middle School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Navigation
Rankings
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Teaching Children a Love of History
Parents and grandparents are responsible for teaching children a love of history. To begin, relate...
Educators and Childhood Obesity
Obesity in childhood is rising to epidemic proportions in America and educators should be...
Cutting Class
Depression is a very real problem for today's youth. When your spirit doesn't feel good, a lot of...