W T White High School

W T White High School serves 2,342 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
W T White High School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.
Dallas Independent School District's 62% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2342 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,342 students
W T White High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % W T White High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 130 teachers
W T White High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade W T White High School Student 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 0.40 is less 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 18:1 16:1
W T White High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
W T White High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
76%
52%
W T White High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
12%
13%
W T White High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
11%
29%
W T White High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.40 0.41
W T White High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
60%
53%
W T White High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
W T White High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dallas Independent School District's student population of 159,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has increased from 52% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,255 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,763 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
238
3
Number of Students Managed 159,713 838
Dallas Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 83%
Dallas Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,768 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $1,691 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,255 $12,250
Dallas Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,763 $12,682
Dallas Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • DallasNathan Adams Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 573 students
    0.4 miles
    12600 Welch Rd
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)794-2600
    0.4PK-5573
  • DallasTom C Gooch Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 275 students
    0.8 miles
    4030 Calculus Rd
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)794-2500
    0.8PK-5275
  • DallasThomas C Marsh Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1178 students
    1.1 miles
    3838 Crown Shore Dr
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)502-6600
    1.16-81178
  • Dallas Early College High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 313 students
    1.2 miles
    3939 Vly View Ln Bldg G
    DallasTX 75244
    (972)968-6200
    1.29-12313
  • DallasEwell D Walker Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 752 students
    1.2 miles
    12532 Nuestra Dr
    DallasTX 75230
    (972)502-6100
    1.26-8752

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