Lake Dallas High School

3016 Park Ridge

Denton, TX 76205-2228

Grades: 9-12

1,256 students

Lake Dallas High School serves 1,256 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Lake Dallas High School operates within the Lake Dallas Independent School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1256 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,256 students
Lake Dallas High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Lake Dallas High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lake Dallas High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 17:1 14:1
Lake Dallas High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Lake Dallas High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
22%
51%
Lake Dallas High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
7%
13%
Lake Dallas High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
64%
30%
Lake Dallas High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Lake Dallas High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Dallas High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.54 0.41
Lake Dallas 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.
23%
53%
Lake Dallas 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.
4%
7%
Lake Dallas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,575 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,058 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,463 is higher than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Lake Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 4,575 822
Lake Dallas Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 84% 80%
Lake Dallas Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $9 MM
Lake Dallas Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $54 MM $9 MM
Lake Dallas Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,058 $11,947
Lake Dallas Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,463 $12,666
Lake Dallas Independent   School District 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 Guyer High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crownover Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Corinth Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DentonCorinth Elementary School
    3501 Cliff Oak Dr
    DentonTX 76205
    (940)497-4010
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 550 students                      
  • DentonShady Shores Elementary School
    300 Dobbs Rd
    DentonTX 76208
    (940)497-4035
    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 541 students                      
  • DentonCrownover Middle School
    1901 Creekside
    DentonTX 76210
    (940)369-4700
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1019 students                      
  • DentonHawk Elementary School
    2300 Oakmont
    DentonTX 76210
    (940)369-1800
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 711 students                      
  • Lake DallasVista Academy Of Hickory Creek
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    800 Point Vista
    Lake DallasTX 75065
    (940)321-1144
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 319 students                      

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