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Franklin D Roosevelt High School

Public | 9-12 | 658 students

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $58,800. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $660.

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Posted April 29, 2013

There are some teachers who really try to do their all for the kids. Dr. Fields is one of those teachers. She works with the kids during school and also does many after school activities. She takes the kids on college tours to get them interested in going to college. I think she will be a great principal one day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 31, 2010

Roosevelt High School, now Magnet School, has changed for the better. The administration and staff are all working together to make that school a better place. However, Dallas Independent School District needs to do a better job of taking the edifice!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2009

FDR is a terrible school. The kids don't get support from the teachers because the teachers probably feel that the students don't care enough to come,and get the extra help themselves. The teachers have there education and it's up to each individual to want there's. Time's have change and some kids just don't care about school. I blame the environment of the school. To much happening around in that area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 25, 2009

i think that this is a terrible school and things need to change before the community students are able to be successful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2008

I believe Roosevelt is not given credit where credit is due. There have been so many changes and all done in the best interest of students. While students not all like the rules and policies it doesnt mean the school or its administrators are bad.


Posted January 5, 2008

I am a alumni of FDR. I graduated 2006 in the top 10% and went on to college.. However FDR does not adequtly prepare their students for future success. Help is not often given to the students and it is a hassle attempting to get it. The teacher student relationships are unacceptable!! Teachers are suppose to be a rolemodle and a leader. The students of FDR are not thugs and gang members, but are actual students who want to lean and succeed in life however are held back with the lack of good teachers, the lack of reasources, and the lack of guidence.


Posted December 24, 2007

I attend this school class of 2009. To me the school is average,and the reason is because of the way we rank. Most of the teachers dont take the time to help students nor do they take the time of day to help out with what is needed for our school to be a sucess. The uniform policy is not just a rule that we must follow but to most of the students its a punishment. I say that the uniform policy is a punishment becase who in the world wants to be dressed like someone 5 days a week. Also there are plenty of other reasons why i rank Roosevelt as average but the last and finally reason is beacause of the image we have...the way the previous students acted or performed acts on us.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 11, 2005

Principal Leon Dudley really cares about his students. He is always finding creative ways to reach the kids. For him, this is not a career, its a calling and that attitude rubs off on everyone around him. The teachers really care and the parents understand the importance of commitment and involvement. This school is in a severely disadvantaged neighborhood, but the administration, faculty and staff don't let that stop them from preparing the students for the world outside their community.
—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.

199 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

198 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
43%
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.

170 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

174 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

174 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

170 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

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

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
95%
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 Students96%
Female97%
Male95%
Black or African American95%
Asiann/a
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students86%
Female88%
Male83%
Black or African American84%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Special education40%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students94%
Female96%
Male93%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students94%
Female97%
Male90%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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 Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".

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.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
69%
Algebra II

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

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
33%
Biology I

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

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
76%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
40%
English I Reading

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

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
37%
English I Writing

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

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
25%
English II Reading

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

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
70%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
48%
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.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%
World History

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

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

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 Students43%
Female43%
Male44%
Black or African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education11%
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)16%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted42%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students69%
Female71%
Male66%
Black or African American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education25%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented89%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students38%
Female41%
Male35%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education15%
Not special education40%
Limited English proficient (LEP)19%
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted35%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students17%
Female20%
Male15%
Black or African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Special education15%
Not special education18%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English19%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant17%
Gifted/talented50%
Non-Gifted16%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students55%
Female58%
Male52%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education40%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)6%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented78%
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students21%
Female22%
Male20%
Black or African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Special education20%
Not special education21%
Limited English proficient (LEP)5%
Proficient in English24%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant21%
Gifted/talented44%
Non-Gifted19%
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 Students74%
Female71%
Male79%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted72%
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 Students49%
Female42%
Male56%
Black or African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education11%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talented78%
Non-Gifted46%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students52%
Female53%
Male50%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%
Gifted/talented40%
Non-Gifted53%
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
Black 57% 13%
Hispanic 42% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
White N/A 29%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 16%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 6%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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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
  • BRIAN DE VEAUX
Fax number
  • (972) 925-6801

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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525 Bonnie View Road
Dallas, TX 75203
Phone: (972) 925-6800

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