James Madison High School

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
James Madison High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
James Madison High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James Madison High School 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
James Madison High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
14%
50%
James Madison High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
84%
13%
James Madison High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
31%
James Madison High School White (1995-2010)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.28 0.64
James Madison High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
82%
44%
James Madison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
2%
7%
James Madison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 171,677 students has grown by 27500% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
237
3
Number of Students Managed 171,677 799
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 57% 80%
Dallas Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,616 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,619 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $2,597,412 $11,947
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $2,603,106 $12,666
Dallas Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • James Madison High School, formerly Forest Avenue High School, is a public secondary school located at 3000 Martin L. King Boulevard in south Dallas, Texas (USA). Madison High School enrolls students in grades 9-12 and is a part of the Dallas Independent School District.
  • The school serves several areas, including much of downtown Dallas.
  • Source: Wikipedia; it is used under the GNU Free Documentation License. You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL

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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