Booker T Washington Spva Magnet
Best High School in Texas#7
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||DALLAS ISD|
|Location||3434 S R L THORNTON
DALLAS, TX 75224
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 7th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Booker T Washington Spva Magnet student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.6%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||1|
|Two or more races||2.8%||25|
vs. other Texas high schoolsUpper 17%
22.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, BOOKER T WASHINGTON SPVA MAGNET students are largely upper income and rank 202nd in Texas for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in Texas15th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Booker T Washington Spva Magnet scored an average 95% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.8% of Texas high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||95% or more*||99% or more*|
|Boys||80% or more*||95% or more*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Black||80% or more*||95% or more*|
|Hispanic||80% or more*||95% or more*|
|Multiracial||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|White||80% or more*||95% or more*|
|With Disabilites||-||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1069
The average SAT score for Booker T Washington Spva Magnet students in 2015 was 1069.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT88%
Rank in Texas51st
Rating9 out of 10
399 out of 454 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (88%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 6% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate48%
AP Pass Rank in Texas122nd
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
Booker T Washington Spva Magnet offers 17 AP courses. 48 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Booker T Washington Spva Magnet had 407 taking AP exams with a 279 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 81% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||69%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||48%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||24%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||44%|
|AP Courses Offered||17|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
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Booker T Washington Spva Magnet
3434 S R L THORNTON