K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted

  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted's student population of 348 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of K B Polk Center For Academically Talented & Gifted is 0.47, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3767 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
67%
52%
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Black
30%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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