Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School

3434 South R L Thornton

Dallas, TX 75224

Tel: (972)925-1200
Grades 9-12
910 students
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School serves 910 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 910 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 910 students
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
25%
52%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
22%
13%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
49%
29%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.41
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
53%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 159,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,255 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,763 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
238
3
Number of Students Managed 159,713 838
Dallas Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 83%
Dallas Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,768 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,691 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,255 $12,250
Dallas Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,763 $12,682
Dallas Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barbara M Manns Education Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barbara M Manns Education Center (0.2 miles away)
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