Polytechnic High School

  • Polytechnic High School serves 1,188 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Polytechnic High School operates within the Fort Worth Independent School District.
  • Fort Worth Independent School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1188 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,188 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Polytechnic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePolytechnic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Polytechnic High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Polytechnic High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
70%
52%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
26%
13%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
3%
29%
Polytechnic High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Polytechnic High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsPolytechnic 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.
0.450.63
Polytechnic 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.
74%
52%
Polytechnic 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.
4%
6%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fort Worth Independent School District's student population of 85,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has increased from 59% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,023 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,845 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District NameFort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
143
3
Number of Students Managed85,713825
Fort Worth Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate65%83%
Fort Worth Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$837 MM$9 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$906 MM$10 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,023$12,250
Fort Worth Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,845$12,682
Fort Worth 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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