James Madison High School

3000 Martin Luther King Jr B,

Dallas, TX, 75215-2499

Tel: (972)925-2800
Grades: 9-12

532 students

James Madison High School serves 532 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
James Madison 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 532 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 532 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
14%
50%
Black
84%
13%
White
n/a
31%
Unknown
2%
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. 0.28
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. 82%
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 Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Billy Earl Dade Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Phillis Wheatley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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