Nimitz High School

100 W Oakdale
Irving, TX 75060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Nimitz High School serves 2,480 students in grades 9-12.
Nimitz High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Nimitz High School's student population of 2,480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 179 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers179 teachers
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School Comparison

Nimitz High School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Nimitz High School is 0.36, 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 Testing Rank
#6384 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
79%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
9%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrving Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nimitz High School is Uplift Infinity High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uplift Education - Infinity Preparatory Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Townley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irving Townley Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 727 students
    0.8 miles
    1030 W Vilbig St
    Irving, TX 75060
    (972) 600-6800
    0.8 K-5 727
  • Dallas Uplift Education - Infinity Preparatory Middle School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 333 students
    0.9 miles
    1401 S Macarthur Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (469) 621-9200
    0.9 6-8 333
  • Dallas Uplift Infinity High School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
    0.9 miles
    1401 S Macarthur Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (469) 621-9200
    0.9 9-12 345
  • Irving Britain Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
    1.0 miles
    631 Edmondson Dr
    Irving, TX 75060
    (972) 600-3800
    1 PK-5 662
  • Lewisville Premier H S Of South Irving Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 109 students
    1.0 miles
    1081 W Shady Grove Rd
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (972) 316-3663
    1 9-12 109

School Reviews

5  
This was a wonderful school when i went there (86 - 90). I hope it has gotten better though.
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