Dallas Environmental Science Academy

  • Dallas Environmental Science Academy serves 402 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dallas Environmental Science Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.

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Dallas Environmental Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Dallas Environmental Science Academy's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011, 2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dallas Environmental Science Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dallas Environmental Science Academy is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rankn/a
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
81%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
4%
29%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.330.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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