W T White High School

  • W T White High School serves 2,290 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • W T White 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 2290 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,290 students
W T White High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % W T White High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
W T White High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade W T White High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 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 17:1 16:1
W T White High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
W T White High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
76%
52%
W T White High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
11%
13%
W T White High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
11%
29%
W T White High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
W T White High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups W T White High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
W T White High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
71%
52%
W T White High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
4%
6%
W T White High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dallas Independent School District's student population of 160,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,548 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,090 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dallas Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
234
3
Number of Students Managed 160,246 825
Dallas Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 62% 83%
Dallas Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,685 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,612 MM $10 MM
Dallas Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,548 $12,126
Dallas Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,090 $11,704
Dallas Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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