James Madison High School

James Madison High School serves 456 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 70%.
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 456 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 456 students
James Madison High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
James Madison High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade James Madison High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 11:1 14:1
James Madison High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
16%
51%
James Madison High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
84%
13%
James Madison High School Black (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups James Madison High School 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.
0.27 0.41
James Madison High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
84%
53%
James Madison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 175,788 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
243
3
Number of Students Managed 175,788 822
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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
District Revenue / Student $10,267 $11,947
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,290 $12,666
Dallas Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasBilly Earl Dade Middle School
    2801 Park Row Ave
    DallasTX 75215
    (972)749-3800
    0.3 mi | 380 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DallasIrma Rangel Young Womens Leadership Middle School
    Magnet School
    1718 Robert B Collum Blvd
    DallasTX 75210
    (972)749-5200
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | 292 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DallasHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School
    Magnet School
    1718 R B Cullum Blvd
    DallasTX 75210
    (972)749-5200
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 228 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DallasPhillis Wheatley Elementary School
    2908 Metropolitan Ave
    DallasTX 75215
    (972)749-1300
    0.5 mi | 153 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • DallasSt Anthony Academy
    Charter School
    3732 Myrtle St
    DallasTX 75215
    (214)421-3645
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 203 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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