School for the Talented and Gifted

10/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
138
Grades
9-12
Students
252
Type
Public
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Academics
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
English 2
100%
State avg 66%
Biology I
100%
State avg 91%
English
100%
State avg 63%
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10/10
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
100%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
100%
State avg: 19%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
93%
State avg: 51%
10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Hispanic
Asian
Black
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
252 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
2%
State avg: 14%
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138 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
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4 0
3 0
2 0
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Neighborhood
1201 East 8th Street
Dallas, TX 75203
Benjamin James Mackey - School leader
(972) 925-5901
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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