W H Adamson High School

309 E Ninth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,497 students in grades 9-12, W H Adamson High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 85% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

W H Adamson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

W H Adamson High School's student population of 1,497 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
101 teachers
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School Rankings

W H Adamson High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of W H Adamson High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#6413 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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29%
41%
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37%
51%
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48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
95%
53%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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85%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is W H Adamson High School's ranking?
W H Adamson High School is ranked #6413 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are W H Adamson High School often compared to?
W H Adamson High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sunset High School, Moises E Molina High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of W H Adamson High School?
The graduation rate of W H Adamson High School is 85%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend W H Adamson High School?
1,497 students attend W H Adamson High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of W H Adamson High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of W H Adamson High School?
W H Adamson High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does W H Adamson High School offer ?
W H Adamson High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is W H Adamson High School part of?
W H Adamson High School is part of Dallas ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is W H Adamson High School located?
W H Adamson High School is located in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, TX. There are 46 other public schools located in Oak Cliff.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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