Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School

3434 South R L Thornton,

Dallas, TX, 75224

Tel: (972)925-1200
Grades: 9-12

895 students

Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School serves 895 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%%.

Overview

The student population of 895 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 895 students
Gender % 29% Male / 71%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
26%
50%
Black
23%
13%
White
45%
31%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.68
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 21%
44%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
2%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 157,420 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
237
3
Number of Students Managed 157,420
799
Graduation Rate 57
80%
District Total Revenue $1,616 MM
n/a
District Spending $1,619 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,267
$0
District Spending / Student $10,290
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Faith Family Academy Of Oak Cliff (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elementary' Disciplinary Alternative Education Prg Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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