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 16:1.
  • 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 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,188 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Polytechnic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
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 0.45 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
1%
4%
Polytechnic High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
70%
52%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
26%
13%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
3%
29%
Polytechnic High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Polytechnic 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.
0.45 0.41
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.
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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.
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Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 57% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,080 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,503 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Fort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
143
3
Number of Students Managed 85,713 825
Fort Worth Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 65% 83%
Fort Worth Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $842 MM $10 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $794 MM $10 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,080 $11,604
Fort Worth Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,503 $11,458
Fort Worth 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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