School For The Talented And Gifted

Overview

Student Enrollment
252
Best High School in Texas
#212
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DALLAS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (972)925-5970
 Location 1201 E EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
Charter School No

School For The Talented And Gifted has an academic rating well above the average for Texas high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 212nd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The School For The Talented And Gifted student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White37.3%94
Black11.5%29
Hispanic25.4%64
Asian Pacific23.8%60
Native American Indian0.4%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%1
Two or more races1.2%3

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 18.1%

23% 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, SCHOOL FOR THE TALENTED AND GIFTED students are largely upper income and rank 215th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman66
Sophomore63
Junior61
Senior62
Total252

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
72%
Rank in Texas
604th
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at School For The Talented And Gifted scored an average 72% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is about equal to the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 49.8% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girlssuppressed*95% or more*
Boyssuppressed*90% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander-80% or more*
Black-50% or more*
Hispanicsuppressed*90% or more*
Multiracial-suppressed*
Whitesuppressed*90% or more*
With Disabilites--
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1335

The average SAT score for School For The Talented And Gifted students in 2015 was 1335.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
100%
Rank in Texas
17th
Rating
10 out of 10

123 out of 123 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (100%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 3% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
100%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
40th
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

School For The Talented And Gifted offers 26 AP courses. 100 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 100% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. School For The Talented And Gifted had 231 taking AP exams with a 216 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 94% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 100% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 49%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 49%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 100%
AP Courses Offered 26

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%2
Boys0%0
Girls2%2

Location

School For The Talented And Gifted
1201 E EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX
75203
(972)925-5970

9 out of 10 1

District

DALLAS ISD
DALLAS, TX