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Booker T Washington Spva Magnet


Overview

Student Enrollment
896
Best High School in Texas
#7
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DALLAS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (972)925-1200
 Location 3434 S R L THORNTON
DALLAS, TX 75224
Charter School No

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.

Demographics

Race

The Booker T Washington Spva Magnet student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White49.1%440
Black20.6%185
Hispanic24.8%222
Asian Pacific2%18
Native American Indian0.6%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races2.8%25

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
Freshman219
Sophomore223
Junior236
Senior218
Total896

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 15th in Texas

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
Girls95% or more*99% or more*
Boys80% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*50% or more*
Black80% or more*95% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*95% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*50% or more*
White80% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites-50% or more*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1069

The average SAT score for Booker T Washington Spva Magnet students in 2015 was 1069.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 51st in Texas

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 33% and in the top 5% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 122nd in Texas

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 state median of 42 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%10
Boys3.3%8
Girls0.3%2
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%8
Boys3.3%8
Girls0%0

Location

Booker T Washington Spva Magnet
3434 S R L THORNTON
DALLAS, TX
75224
(972)925-1200

10 out of 10 1

District

DALLAS ISD
DALLAS, TX