James Madison High School

  • James Madison High School serves 464 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • James Madison 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 464 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students464 students
James Madison High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %James Madison High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
James Madison High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeJames Madison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
James Madison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
28%
52%
James Madison High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
72%
13%
James Madison High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
29%
James Madison High School White Students (1997-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsJames Madison 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.
0.410.63
James Madison 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.
88%
52%
James Madison 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.
1%
6%
James Madison 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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