Gunn J High School

3000 S Fielder Rd
Arlington, TX 76015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 621 students in grades 6-8, Gunn J High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gunn J High School's student population of 621 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Gunn J High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gunn J High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#5673 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
37%
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34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
53%
53%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
16%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gunn J High School's ranking?
Gunn J High School is ranked #5673 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Gunn J High School?
621 students attend Gunn J High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Gunn J High School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are Black, 16% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gunn J High School?
Gunn J High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gunn J High School offer ?
Gunn J High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Gunn J High School part of?
Gunn J High School is part of Arlington ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Gunn J High School located?
Gunn J High School is located in the West Arlington neighborhood of Arlington, TX. There are 16 other public schools located in West Arlington.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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