District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Dothan City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Dothan City School District

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Parent / Guardian
August 21, 2023
I honestly have no idea how rankings are done on this website. but the number here is so wrong. My girls do so well at Heard. We have dealt with schools in NC and SC, and Heard is by far the best... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
July 11, 2023
This school is so low in performance it barely scores a 1 out of 10, 10 being the best score. It is very clear they have a discipline problem and are failing to offer any meaningful remediation... More
Review for Dothan High School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 15, 2023
This school is so low in performance it barely rates a score of 1 on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the best. The teachers are probably trying hard but the administration is standing in their way. There... More
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