School Of Science And Engineering

Overview

Student Enrollment
395
Best High School in Texas
#163
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DALLAS ISD
Type Public
 Phone (972)925-5960
 Location 1201 E EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
Charter School No

School Of Science And Engineering 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 163rd 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 Of Science And Engineering student body is mainly Hispanic with a smaller Black population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White14.7%58
Black15.7%62
Hispanic54.9%217
Asian Pacific11.1%44
Native American Indian1.8%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%3
Two or more races1%4

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 27.2%

57% 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 OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING students are largely lower-middle income and rank 866th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman109
Sophomore113
Junior92
Senior81
Total395

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
74%
Rank in Texas
520th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at School Of Science And Engineering scored an average 74% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 43.6% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

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

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*80% or more*
Black-80% or more*
Hispanicsuppressed*95% or more*
Multiracial-suppressed*
Whitesuppressed*80% or more*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1275

The average SAT score for School Of Science And Engineering students in 2015 was 1275.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
92%
Rank in Texas
38th
Rating
10 out of 10

159 out of 173 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

AP Class Enrollment Rate
98%
AP Pass Rank in Texas
43rd
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

School Of Science And Engineering offers 27 AP courses. 98 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 Of Science And Engineering had 375 taking AP exams with a 324 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the Texas state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 86% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 98% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 58%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 49%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 98%
AP Courses Offered 27

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

School Of Science And Engineering
1201 E EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX
75203
(972)925-5960

9 out of 10 1

District

DALLAS ISD
DALLAS, TX