Polytechnic High School

Polytechnic High School serves 1,080 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
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 1080 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,080 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Polytechnic High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more 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 14:1 14:1
Polytechnic High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Polytechnic High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
69%
51%
Polytechnic High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
24%
13%
Polytechnic High School Black (1988-2013)
White
2%
30%
Polytechnic High School White (1988-2013)
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.
0.47 0.41
Polytechnic 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.
79%
53%
Polytechnic 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%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,283 students has grown by 6% 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
146
3
Number of Students Managed 84,283 822
Fort Worth Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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
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: 2013 (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 Uplift Education - Uplift Meridian Preparatory (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort WorthJames Middle School
    1101 Nashville St
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0200
    0.2 mi | 1102 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Fort WorthUplift Education - Uplift Meridian Preparatory
    Charter School
    1801 South Beach St
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)288-1700
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 120 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • Fort WorthMcrae Elementary School
    3316 Ave North
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0500
    0.8 mi | 723 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Fort WorthT A Sims Elementary School
    3500 Crenshaw Ave
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0800
    1.2 mi | 706 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Fort WorthS S Dillow Elementary School
    4000 Ave North
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0400
    1.4 mi | 640 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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