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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $210,700. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $740.

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Posted September 3, 2005

I think Dallas can is a very parent-involved school unlike other schools where the parents only attend their child's sporting events. The academic programs are great and the level of parent involement is off the chain!
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

210 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

200 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
27%
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.

160 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

164 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
29%
Social Studies

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

168 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
68%
Social Studies

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
90%

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 Students76%
Female82%
Male69%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students51%
Female53%
Male48%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students81%
Female78%
Male86%
Black or African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
Female83%
Male90%
Black or African American84%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education60%
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 "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "AEA: 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.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
39%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
27%
Biology I

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

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
60%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
10%
English I Reading

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

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
31%
English I Writing

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

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
15%
English II Reading

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

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
38%
World History

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

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

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 Students26%
Female30%
Male20%
Black or African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged9%
Special education22%
Not special education26%
Limited English proficient (LEP)16%
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted26%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students62%
Female77%
Male45%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education33%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students70%
Female76%
Male63%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education50%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students18%
Female27%
Male9%
Black or African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Special education0%
Not special education18%
Limited English proficient (LEP)5%
Proficient in English21%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant18%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted18%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students7%
Female10%
Male3%
Black or African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanic6%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantaged13%
Special education0%
Not special education7%
Limited English proficient (LEP)2%
Proficient in English8%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant7%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted7%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students44%
Female58%
Male29%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Special education33%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students10%
Female13%
Male7%
Black or African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White0%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged12%
Special education0%
Not special education11%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English12%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant10%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted10%
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 Students56%
Female71%
Male41%
Black or African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education29%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted57%
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 Students40%
Female39%
Male41%
Black or African American32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special education0%
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted40%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students50%
Female45%
Male54%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education25%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted50%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 72% 52%
Black 25% 13%
White 2% 29%
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%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 27%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 15%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • FAUSTINO RIVAS
Fax number
  • (214) 946-4427

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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