W T White High School

4505 Ridgeside Dr,

Dallas, TX, 75244-7524

Tel: (972)502-6200
Grades: 9-12

2,416 students

W T White High School serves 2,416 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
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 2416 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,416 students
W T White High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 137 teachers
W T White High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.43 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 18:1 14:1
W T White High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
W T White High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
74%
50%
W T White High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
12%
13%
W T White High School Black (1988-2012)
White
10%
31%
W T White High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.43 0.64
W T White 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.
61%
44%
W T White 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.
5%
7%
W T White 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 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
  • Dallas Nathan Adams Elementary School
    12600 Welch Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75244
    (972)794-2600
    0.4  mi  |  553  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dallas Tom C Gooch Elementary School
    4030 Calculus Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75244
    (972)794-2500
    0.8  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Dallas Thomas C Marsh Middle School
    3838 Crown Shore Dr
    Dallas , TX , 75244
    (972)502-6600
    1.1  mi  |  1156  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dallas Ewell D Walker Middle School
    12532 Nuestra Dr
    Dallas , TX , 75230
    (972)502-6100
    1.2  mi  |  799  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dallas Early College High School
    Charter School
    3939 Vly View Ln Bldg G
    Dallas , TX , 75244
    (972)968-6200
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  267  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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