W H Adamson High School

201 E Ninth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
W H Adamson High School serves 1,480 students in grades 9-12.
W H Adamson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

W H Adamson High School's student population of 1,480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

W H Adamson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4705 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
95%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.64
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W H Adamson High School is Dallas Can Academy Charter-oak Cliff (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is La Academia De Estrellas (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas La Academia De Estrellas Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,088 student
    0.3 miles
    4680 W Kiest Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75236
    (214) 946-8908
    0.3 PK-8 1,088
  • Dallas Felix G Botello Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    0.4 miles
    225 S Marsalis
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 502-4600
    0.4 PK-5 559
  • Dallas Hector P Garcia Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
    0.5 miles
    700 E 8th St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 502-5500
    0.5 6-8 764
  • Dallas James Bowie Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
    0.5 miles
    330 N Marsalis Ave
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 925-6600
    0.5 PK-5 523
  • Dallas John H Reagan Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
    0.5 miles
    201 N Adams Ave
    Dallas, TX 75208
    (972) 502-8200
    0.5 PK-5 359

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