Polytechnic High School

Polytechnic High School serves 1,160 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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 1160 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,160 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Polytechnic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Polytechnic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than 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 14:1 16:1
Polytechnic High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Polytechnic High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
69%
52%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
26%
13%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
2%
29%
Polytechnic High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.46 0.41
Polytechnic High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
81%
53%
Polytechnic 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.
2%
7%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fort Worth Independent School District's student population of 84,588 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 $10,435 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,290 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Fort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
148
3
Number of Students Managed 84,588 838
Fort Worth Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 83%
Fort Worth Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $837 MM $9 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $906 MM $10 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,435 $12,250
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,290 $12,682
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Success High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Uplift Education - Uplift Meridian Preparatory (0.4 miles away)
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    0.2 miles
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    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0200
    0.26-81077
  • Fort WorthUplift Education - Uplift Meridian PreparatoryCharter School
    Grades: KG-2 | 232 students
    0.4 miles
    1801 South Beach St
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)288-1700
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    0.8 miles
    3316 Ave North
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0500
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    Grades: PK-5 | 736 students
    1.3 miles
    3500 Crenshaw Ave
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0800
    1.3PK-5736
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    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
    1.4 miles
    4000 Ave North
    Fort WorthTX 76105
    (817)814-0400
    1.4PK-5664

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