South Oak Cliff High School

3601 South Marsalis Ave,

Dallas, TX, 75216-5905

Tel: (214)932-7000
Grades: 9-12

1,340 students

South Oak Cliff High School serves 1,340 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher 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%.
South Oak Cliff 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 1340 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,340 students
South Oak Cliff High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
South Oak Cliff High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Oak Cliff High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 15:1 14:1
South Oak Cliff High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
23%
50%
South Oak Cliff High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
75%
13%
South Oak Cliff High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
31%
South Oak Cliff High School White (1998-2009)
All Ethnic Groups South Oak Cliff High School Sch Ethnicity South Oak Cliff High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.39 0.64
South Oak Cliff 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.
78%
44%
South Oak Cliff 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.
3%
7%
South Oak Cliff High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 171,677 students has grown by 9% 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
237
3
Number of Students Managed 171,677 799
Dallas Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 $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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John Leslie Patton Junior Academic Center (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Barbara M Manns Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clara Oliver Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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