School For The Talented And Gifted

1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
School For The Talented And Gifted serves 502 students in grades 9-12.
School For The Talented And 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 ≥95% (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 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 502 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School For The Talented And Gifted's student population of 502 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

School For The Talented And 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 Talented And Gifted is 0.73, 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
#2 out of 8079 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
38%
53%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
31%
26%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
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 Talented And Gifted's ranking?
School For The Talented And Gifted is ranked #2 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are School For The Talented And Gifted often compared to?
School For The Talented And Giftedis often viewed alongside schools like School Of Science And Engineering, Lasa High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% 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).
What is the graduation rate of School For The Talented And Gifted?
The graduation rate of School For The Talented And Gifted is 95%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend School For The Talented And Gifted?
502 students attend School For The Talented And Gifted.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of School For The Talented And Gifted students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 18% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of School For The Talented And Gifted?
School For The Talented And Gifted has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does School For The Talented And Gifted offer ?
School For The Talented And Gifted offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is School For The Talented And Gifted part of?
School For The Talented And Gifted is part of Dallas ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 502 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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