Dawson Independent School District (Navarro County, Texas)

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Dawson Independent School District
199 N School Ave.


Coordinates31°53′51″N 96°42′42″W / 31.897604°N 96.711611°W / 31.897604; -96.711611Coordinates: 31°53′51″N 96°42′42″W / 31.897604°N 96.711611°W / 31.897604; -96.711611
SuperintendentStacy Henderson
EnrollmentApproximately 500 students (3/26/2018)
Color(s)          Black and Gold
Athletics conferenceUIL Class 2A

Dawson Independent School District is a public school district based in Dawson, Texas (USA). Dawson ISD serves southwestern Navarro County, including the unincorporated community of Purdon. An extremely small portion of the district extends into neighboring Hill County.

Dawson ISD has one school with 2 campuses - Dawson Junior / Senior High School (Dawson, Texas) and Dawson Elementary School (Dawson, Texas).

The district is administered by a superintendent and administrative staff located in the central administration offices. Policy decisions and administrative suggestions are made by the Board of Trustees, who are elected by the community.


The mission of the Dawson Independent School District is to provide each student a meaningful, challenging education, delivered in a safe learning environment, that prepares him or her to be a capable, productive, and contributing citizen.

Dawson School Song[edit]

We Are Dawson High School.

That Is Our Name.

Never, Oh, Never.

Will She Lose Her Fame.

We Love Her.

So, We Say Forever.

Loyal Are We.

For We Are Bound Together

Through Eternity.

Quick Facts[edit]

The district has:

  • 500 students
  • 38 teachers
  • 1 elementary
  • 1 junior high school
  • 1 high school

Approximately 13 Students to every 1 Teacher.

Sports and Activities[edit]

Dawson ISD excels in numerous activities. Sports that Dawson HS and JH participate in are Girls Volleyball (V, JV, JH), Football (V, JH), Cross Country (HS and JH), Basketball (B and G V, JV, and JH), Baseball (Varsity), Softball (Varsity), Powerlifting (HS), Tennis (HS, V), Golf (HS), and Track (HS and JH), Wrestling (HS). Extra-Curricular activities include Band (HS and JH), Cheerleading (HS and JH), Yearbook (HS), FCA (HS and JH), FFA (HS), One Act Play (HS and JH), and National Honor Society (JH and HS).

Key -

  • V - Varsity
  • JV - Junior Varsity
  • JH - Junior High
  • HS - High School
  • B - Boys
  • G - Girls

Contact information[edit]

Dawson ISD is located at 199 North School Ave. in Dawson, Texas 76639. The phone number for the District is 254.578.1031.


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