School For The Highly Gifted

2990 S Hwy 161
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
School For The Highly Gifted serves 128 students in grades 1-8.
School For The Highly Gifted placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 1-8
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

School For The Highly Gifted ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School For The Highly Gifted's student population of 128 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

School For The Highly Gifted is ranked within the top 1% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of School For The Highly Gifted is 0.79, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 8079 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
20%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
53%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
28%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is School For The Highly Gifted's ranking?
School For The Highly Gifted is ranked #5 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are School For The Highly Gifted often compared to?
School For The Highly Giftedis often viewed alongside schools like William B Travis Vanguard Of Academically Tag by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend School For The Highly Gifted?
128 students attend School For The Highly Gifted.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
28% of School For The Highly Gifted students are White, 23% of students are Black, 20% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, and 9% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of School For The Highly Gifted?
School For The Highly Gifted has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does School For The Highly Gifted offer ?
School For The Highly Gifted offers enrollment in grades 1-8
What school district is School For The Highly Gifted part of?
School For The Highly Gifted is part of Grand Prairie ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 1-8
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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