South Oak Cliff High School

  • South Oak Cliff High School serves 1,231 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • South Oak Cliff High School operates within the Dallas Independent School District.
  • Dallas Independent School District's 62% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1231 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,231 students
South Oak Cliff High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Oak Cliff High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
South Oak Cliff High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade South Oak Cliff High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less 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 16:1 16:1
South Oak Cliff High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
27%
52%
South Oak Cliff High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
73%
13%
South Oak Cliff High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
29%
South Oak Cliff High School White Students (1998-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Oak Cliff 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.
0.40 0.41
South Oak Cliff 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.
84%
53%
South Oak Cliff 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.
3%
7%
South Oak Cliff High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dallas Independent School District's student population of 159,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 62% has increased from 52% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,255 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,763 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
238
3
Number of Students Managed 159,713 838
Dallas Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 83%
Dallas Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,768 MM $9 MM
Dallas Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,691 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,255 $12,250
Dallas Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,763 $12,682
Dallas 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

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