W W Samuell High School

  • W W Samuell High School serves 1,759 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • W W Samuell High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • W W Samuell High School's student population of 1,759 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W W Samuell High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W W Samuell High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank
57%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
78%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
n/a
29%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W W Samuell High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.350.41
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Graduation Rate
86%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W W Samuell High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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