Dawson County High School is a 9-12 public school, with an enrollment of more than 1,000 students. DCHS students and staff moved into the present facilty (145,000 square foot, situated on 60 acres) in December of 1997. Health and medical instructional facilities in addition to 12 classrooms (10,000 square feet) were added in August of 2004. Dawson County High School employs a full-time school nurse and a School Resource Officer (SRO). More than 60 percent of the school's staff holds a master's degree or higher. Currently there are over 70 certified personnel on staff at DCHS.
The DCHS app allows members of the community to connect to each other and to the school. The app also allows access to photo galleries, news and more.