W T White High School

W T White High School serves 2,459 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
W T White 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 2459 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,459 students
W T White High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
W T White High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade W T White High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is equal to 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 18:1 14:1
W T White High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
W T White High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
75%
51%
W T White High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
13%
13%
W T White High School Black (1988-2013)
White
11%
30%
W T White High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups W T White High School Sch Ethnicity W T White 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.
0.41 0.41
W T White 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.
61%
53%
W T White 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.
6%
7%
W T White High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 175,790 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 175,790 780
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 n/a
District Spending $1,619 MM n/a
Dallas Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,267 $0
Dallas Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,290 $0
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 Early College High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas C Marsh Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nathan Adams Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DallasNathan Adams Elementary School
    12600 Welch Rd
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)794-2600
    0.4 mi | 520 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasTom C Gooch Elementary School
    4030 Calculus Rd
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)794-2500
    0.8 mi | 438 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DallasThomas C Marsh Middle School
    3838 Crown Shore Dr
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)502-6600
    1.1 mi | 1218 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DallasEwell D Walker Middle School
    12532 Nuestra Dr
    DallasTX 75230
    (972)502-6100
    1.2 mi | 783 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DallasHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Early College High School
    Charter School
    3939 Vly View Ln Bldg G
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)968-6200
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | 275 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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