Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
3434 S R L Thornton

Dallas, TX 75201

Tel: (972)925-1200
  • Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School serves 896 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Booker T Washington Spva Magnet 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 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students896 students
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBooker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
25%
52%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
21%
13%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
50%
29%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBooker T Washington Spva Magnet High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.650.63
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
22%
52%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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%
6%
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dallas Independent School District's student population of 160,246 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 $11,126 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,640 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
234
3
Number of Students Managed160,246825
Dallas Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate62%83%
Dallas Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,768 MM$9 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,691 MM$10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,126$12,250
Dallas Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,640$12,682
Dallas Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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5  10/31/2011
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