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Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy


Overview

Student Enrollment
356
Best High School in Texas
#76
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DALLAS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (214)932-7300
 Location 1700 E CAMP WISDOM
DALLAS, TX 75241
Charter School No

Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy 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 76th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy student body is primarily Black with a significant Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White0%0
Black60.1%214
Hispanic38.2%136
Asian Pacific0%0
Native American Indian1.1%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%1
Two or more races0.3%1

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 13.4%

72.2% 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, KATHLYN JOY GILLIAM COLLEGIATE ACADEMY students are largely lower income and rank 1030th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman89
Sophomore105
Junior87
Senior75
Total356

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 66th in Texas

Students at Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy scored an average 91% 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 6.5% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% or more*90% to 94%*
Boys80% or more*90% to 94%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Black90% or more*95% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*85% to 89%*
Multiracial--
White--
With Disabilites-suppressed*
Limited Englishsuppressed*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
867

The average SAT score for Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy students in 2015 was 867.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 48th in Texas

143 out of 162 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

2 out of 10

Rank: 468th in Texas

Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy offers 5 AP courses. 24 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 71% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy had 58 taking AP exams with a 15 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 25% percentile and well below the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 26% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 24% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Courses Offered 5

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

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 Students6.3%23
Boys6.6%10
Girls6.1%13
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.8%21
Boys6.6%10
Girls7.2%11

Location

Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy
1700 E CAMP WISDOM
DALLAS, TX
75241
(214)932-7300

10 out of 10 1

District

DALLAS ISD
DALLAS, TX