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 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • 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 declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 464 students
James Madison High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % James Madison High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
James Madison High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade James Madison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is equal to 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 11:1 16:1
James Madison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
28%
52%
James Madison High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
72%
13%
James Madison High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
n/a
29%
James Madison High School White Students (1995-2010)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
James Madison High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.41 0.41
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.
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James Madison 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.
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James Madison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 51% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,270 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,104 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
234
3
Number of Students Managed 160,246 825
Dallas Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 62% 83%
Dallas Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,632 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,765 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,270 $11,604
Dallas Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,104 $11,458
Dallas Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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