201 E Ninth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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 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 1,480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

W H Adamson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4434 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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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%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
87%
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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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