Polytechnic High School

1300 Conner Ave,

Fort Worth, TX, 76105-1493

Tel: (817)814-0000
Grades: 9-12

1,110 students

Polytechnic High School serves 1,110 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Polytechnic High School operates within the Fort Worth Independent School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1110 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,110 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Polytechnic High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 13:1 14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Polytechnic High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
66%
50%
Polytechnic High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
25%
13%
Polytechnic High School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
31%
Polytechnic High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Polytechnic High School Sch Ethnicity Polytechnic 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.
0.50 0.64
Polytechnic 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.
82%
44%
Polytechnic 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%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 83,674 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Fort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
144
3
Number of Students Managed 83,674 799
Fort Worth Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 80%
Fort Worth Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $770 MM $9 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $833 MM $9 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,710 $11,947
Fort Worth Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,504 $12,666
Fort Worth 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 Success High School (2.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is James Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcrae Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Worth James Middle School
    1101 Nashville St
    Fort Worth , TX , 76105
    (817)814-0200
    0.2  mi  |  1126  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fort Worth Uplift Meridian Prep
    Charter School
    1800 South Beach St
    Fort Worth , TX , 76105
    (817)287-5121
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Fort Worth Mcrae Elementary School
    3316 Ave North
    Fort Worth , TX , 76105
    (817)814-0500
    0.8  mi  |  834  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Worth T A Sims Elementary School
    3500 Crenshaw Ave
    Fort Worth , TX , 76105
    (817)814-0800
    1.3  mi  |  773  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Worth S S Dillow Elementary School
    4000 Ave North
    Fort Worth , TX , 76105
    (817)814-0400
    1.4  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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