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Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
241
Best High School in Texas
#48
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DALLAS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (214)860-2356
 Location 701 ELM ST 1ST FLOOR
DALLAS, TX 75202
Charter School No

Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School 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 48th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White5%12
Black14.9%36
Hispanic75.9%183
Asian Pacific2.5%6
Native American Indian0.8%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%2
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 24.4%

58.9% 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, DR WRIGHT L LASSITER JR EARLY COLLEGE H S students are largely lower income and rank 899th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman63
Sophomore66
Junior62
Senior50
Total241

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 112nd in Texas

Students at Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School scored an average 88% 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 10.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% or more*95% or more*
Boys50% or more*90% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Black50% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*95% or more*
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*50% or more*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited Englishsuppressed*80% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
953

The average SAT score for Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School students in 2015 was 953.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 37th in Texas

103 out of 112 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (92%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 5% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

-

Rank: -9th in Texas

Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School offers 2 AP courses. 43 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School had 85 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate -5% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 43% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate -7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 43%
AP Courses Offered 2

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
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 Students3.4%8
Boys4%4
Girls3%4
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.6%6
Boys2%2
Girls4%4

Location

Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School
701 ELM ST 1ST FLOOR
DALLAS, TX
75202
(214)860-2356

10 out of 10 1

District

DALLAS ISD
DALLAS, TX