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Hillcrest High School

Public | 9-12 | 1217 students

 

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Posted August 22, 2014

School has absolutely great teachers, but bullying is an awful problem. Principals are mediocre, and the bag checks are .. excessive.


Posted May 26, 2013

This school was great once upon a time, however, it is quickly going downhill. Scores in all areas are plummeting. The leadership is allowing the school to continue to decline by creating an environment of hostility that causes teachers to leave. There are so many great teachers leaving and retiring this year that it is only going to get worse. It's sad to see a great school that turns into something as bad as this one has.


Posted November 10, 2012

As a Hillcrest alumni, I will tell you that this school is truthfully an excellent school. The AP scores are substantial (and way better than woodrow's), and as long as you're a student that cares about their grades and works hard then you will succeed at this school. Basically if you slack then the teachers wont waste their time on you, but if you show interest then the teachers will help you learn. That's why this high school shapes such great minds, it forces you to do things yourself instead of having your teachers hand everything to you. Could use a better football team... basketball is great. Lots of minorities but odds are you wont have to deal with the trouble making hoodrats if you stick to ap and pre ap classes and do extra curricular. Lots of fun, truly a great high school experience all in all!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 12, 2009

As a student of Hillcrest High School, I can say honestly that this school is average. The only reason I gave this two stars is because of the teachers. The teachers try their best to help every student be successful and get his/her education. The students behavior is appalling. Half don't care about their education and are a roadblock in other students trying to get their education. I enjoy the after school activities and that's the only thing I like about Hillcrest. If you care about your teenager's education, don't send your teen to school here. They will be much better off somewhere else which proves my point of trying to get out of Hillcrest as fast as humanely possible.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2008

HHS has a lot of courses like DIgital Graphics and Animation, and other great computer classes that no other school offer. I learned so many things there and I was able to graduate in 3 years!n By taking Credit by exams, and attending their after school programs. Its all about taking in consideration what this scool has to offer, and you'll be succesful!


Posted July 22, 2008

I am a graduate of HHS, and a graduate of College. The experience is one I will never forget. Strong community support, well knowledge instructors, just a great school overall!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 29, 2008

This school is full of people who care about the students and their education. They do not only act as teachers but friends as well. The student body as a whole is actually quite impressive; they all try to get along and help each other. This is in deed one of the best schools, if not the best, in DISD.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 17, 2007

This is one of the best school in the DISD because is not like one of those schools were there is a lot of fights. This school offers many AP courses for you to take.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 7, 2007

I give Hillcrest High School a 9 only because there is always room for improvement. Both of my daughters attended this school, one will graduate 2010. The Principal is great (student comes first attitude) teachers, administrative staff all awesome. GO Panthers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2007

I think this school does not meet the needs of people with special needs. Where are these kids? Not included into regular classrooms or the level of involvement with peers is not happening. The principal remains unavailable and nothing gets done.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2007

This school is simply the best!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 27, 2006

The AP classes are excellent. My daughter earned 45 hours of college credit by passing her AP exams during her 4 years at Hillcrest High School. The AP teachers did a great job teaching the students the AP curriculum. The extracurricular activities are numerous so if your student wants to get involved, they can! Overall, Hillcrest High School was a great school for my daughter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2006

My feedback is primarily in regards to the teachers and the academic programs. This is my daughter's third year at Hillcrest. Every year I continue to be very gratefully impressed at how organized and dedicated the teachers are. Each time I am on campus, I feel welcome. The climate is one of acceptance, high expectations, and support. My daughter is getting an excellent education and preparation for college. The counselors are encouraging and resourceful, especially in regards to helping students get into the college of their choice. My exposure to the fine arts program has been somewhat limited. The musicals are very impressive each fall. The coaches seem very supportive of individuals' interests in the athletics programs
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

Like any big city public school, Hillcrest has to accept students of every socio-economic, ethnic and academic background. That said, they do an excellent job of providing top-level academics to the brighter students in their AP program. Last year, every student in AP calculus (25) passed the AP exam! An amazing feat. The theater program is outstanding, as is their choir. However, it is up to you to become involved and enroll in the best classes and extracurricular activities. Hillcrest has a strong PTA that raises nearly $60,000 for the school every year, but again, you must join it and attend meetings. Every public school in Texas is dealing with non-English speaking students, and Hillcrest is no different, but All students are made to feel welcome and encouraged to join a club, sport or activity. They just started a TV-film class that is producing programming for Dallas Cable TV. Good school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

After having our children in exclusive private schools in Dallas from elementary though middle school, we decided to transfer them to Hillcrest for high school. It was the best decision we ever made! At Hillcrest, our kids were enrolled in all pre-AP and then AP courses. While their academic work load remained vigorous, we were really impressed with the character of the neighborhood kids and their families who befriended our children. Hillcrest provides a warm, caring environment in which every kid is given ample opportunity to fit in and grow up, and make contributions to numerous academic, social, athletic and service organizations. Each of our kids thanked us for transferring them to Hillcrest and tells us that the experiences received at Hillcrest enabled them not only to compete at a top academic level, but also made them more savvy in dealing comfortably with 'real world' problems.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

Hillcrest is a jewel in the crown of public schools. Not just for Dallas, but for all public schools. Hillcrest teems with opportunity for students and parents alike. For students, whether it be academics, athletics, arts, student government, journalism, or countless other extra curriculars, there is a place to excel as well as teachers, coaches, and administrators willing to assist in any way. For parents, opportunities to volunteer, whether it be PTA, tutoring, mentoring, Site Based Management, or Athletic Association, every organization is open to any parent. The school has caring and qualified teachers, strong, supportive administrators, and a unique student body consisting of students from over 50 countries with many diversities. All of these qualities are why Hillcrest has such a long list of successful alumni scattered about the world. Hillcrest is proof that public schools not only work, but can rival private schools for quality education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2006

Hillcrest is truly a melting pot with students from over 50 different countries represented. School facilities are older, but new library was added in '05 and more improvements on the way. Great involved PTA, though minorities are less involved that we would like. There is something for everyone if the desire is to be involved and succeed. The AP track is excellent. Theatre, music and sports programs are top notch. My daughter scored a 5 on her freshman AP exam -- so quality of teaching is excellent and students are expected to excel. Administrators are involved and caring. My children have always felt safe in both Hillcrest and Franklin Middle School. Campus is smaller now - 1,200 students so class sizes are down and more personal attention is available. If you believe in the public school system -- Hillcrest if for you!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2006

Hillcrest High School is a little secret in the big urban city of Dallas. It has a great small town feel. There is a place for every student to participate in an extra-curricular activity or sport. Neighborhood parents very involved. We wish more of our student's parents would be involved. It could be an even better school. Many AP classes offered, but not always the right track for everyone. Parents must pay attention, go to conferences, meet with teachers, counselors. All parents should do this at any high school. Our principal, Marty Crawford, is very hands-on. He knows just about every student in the school and greets them by name. He is very available to everyone. Our building is old. PTSA and Athletic Association continually working to update facilities. I wish DISD would do more. The superintendant & deputy superintendant's children go to our school. Good recommendations! Our school is special!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2006

Teacher and administration quality is excellent. Student body is somewhat transient, so difficult to keep succesful. New school is going to mean a much smaller campus and improved results--the teachers will be able to teach more kids. There are plenty of activities for the kids and some difficulty getting them involved, so interested kids are very active. Student body is friendly and welcoming. Many parents not active, but the group that is is very effective and works hard to improve the school and the student experience. We have been at private schools and magnet schools and the Hillcrest experience exceeds them for most kids. No school is right for all kids, but this school works hard to reach out to everyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2006

Fall 2006 sees a smaller Hillcrest due to the opening of new schools in North Dallas built to relieve overcrowding. In most of my son's core classes (all AP and Pre AP) there are under 20 students per class. The very active PTSA and Athletic Association have made many improvements over the last years to the facility, filling in where the school district can't. Principal Marty Crawford is leading our children towards academic excellence, with the approval and assistance of the North Dallas community. My husband and I feel fortunate to have found such a jewel - we were originally convinced only private school would do, but the schools we have entrusted our children to have have us reassured that the $250,000 we save in private school tuition will be better spent on any college that they choose to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

266 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

261 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

275 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

265 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

267 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
67%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

267 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Black or African American97%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%

Math

All Students85%
Female86%
Male83%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%

Science

All Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

253 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
78%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
86%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
84%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

293 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

360 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
58%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

386 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
42%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

319 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

318 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

289 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
97%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

324 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
83%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students52%
Female56%
Male48%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Special education20%
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted49%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students98%
Female97%
Male98%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students81%
Female81%
Male81%
Black or African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education42%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students82%
Female82%
Male81%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education30%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students57%
Female61%
Male53%
Black or African American59%
Asian60%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education8%
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted52%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students36%
Female45%
Male27%
Black or African American38%
Asian67%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Special education8%
Not special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant36%
Gifted/talented84%
Non-Gifted30%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students75%
Female75%
Male75%
Black or African American80%
Asian86%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education6%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students50%
Female53%
Male48%
Black or African American37%
Asian86%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special education0%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talented84%
Non-Gifted45%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students77%
Female75%
Male79%
Black or African American70%
Asian89%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education28%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students74%
Female69%
Male79%
Black or African American76%
Asian60%
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education34%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students66%
Female62%
Male69%
Black or African American70%
Asian88%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education18%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)24%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 66% 52%
Black 19% 13%
White 12% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 23%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 3%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students PE instructor(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • RONALD JONES
Fax number
  • (972) 502-6801

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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9924 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: (972) 502-6800

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