W W Samuell High School

W W Samuell High School serves 1,690 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 Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
W W Samuell 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 1690 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,690 students
W W Samuell High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
W W Samuell High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade W W Samuell High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 15:1 14:1
W W Samuell High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
73%
51%
W W Samuell High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
26%
13%
W W Samuell High School Black (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups W W Samuell High School Sch Ethnicity W W Samuell 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.
0.40 0.41
W W Samuell 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.
85%
53%
W W Samuell 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%
W W Samuell 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%
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dallas Can Academy At Pleasant Grove (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Inspired Vision Academy Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Annie Webb Blanton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasAnnie Webb Blanton Elementary School
    8915 Greenmound Ave
    DallasTX 75227
    (972)794-1700
    0.3 mi | 676 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasInspired Vision Academy Middle School
    Charter School
    8501 Bruton Rd
    DallasTX 75217
    (972)285-5758
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 492 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • DallasInspired Vision Academy Elementary School
    Charter School
    8421 Bohannon Dr
    DallasTX 75217
    (214)391-7964
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 490 students | Gr. Pre-K-6                      
  • DallasNova Academy (southeast)
    Charter School
    8301 Bruton Rd
    DallasTX 75217
    (214)309-9030
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 230 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • DallasEdward Titche Elementary School
    9560 Highfield Dr
    DallasTX 75227
    (972)794-2100
    0.9 mi | 914 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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