W W Samuell High School

8928 Palisade Dr,

Dallas, TX, 75217-2099

Tel: (972)892-5100
Grades: 9-12

1,865 students

W W Samuell High School serves 1,865 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
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 1865 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,865 students
W W Samuell High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
W W Samuell High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.45 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
W W Samuell High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
W W Samuell High School Asian (1988-1996)
Hispanic
69%
50%
W W Samuell High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
28%
13%
W W Samuell High School Black (1988-2012)
White
1%
31%
W W Samuell High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.45 0.64
W W Samuell 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.
79%
44%
W W Samuell 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.
1%
7%
W W Samuell 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 0% has decreased from 52% 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 $10,269 $11,947
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,291 $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 Dallas Can Academy At Pleasant Grove (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Inspired Vision Middle School (0.4 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
  • Dallas Annie Webb Blanton Elementary School
    8915 Greenmound Ave
    Dallas , TX , 75227
    (972)794-1700
    0.3  mi  |  806  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dallas Inspired Vision Middle School
    Charter School
    8501 Bruton Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75217
    (972)285-5758
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dallas Inspired Vision Academy
    Charter School
    8421 Bohannon Dr
    Dallas , TX , 75217
    (214)391-7964
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dallas Nova Academy (southeast)
    Charter School
    8301 Bruton Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75217
    (214)309-9030
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Dallas Edward Titche Elementary School
    9560 Highfield Dr
    Dallas , TX , 75227
    (972)794-2100
    0.8  mi  |  962  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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