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School leader:  Mari B Smith
3001 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band
  • Sports
    Basketball, Volleyball
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32 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Handles bullying effectively: Disagree
Submitted by a student · March 26, 2017
Bullying here isn't how you might think. This year in particular, students have separated into cliques, but it isn't visible, really. Pretty much, they hang out only with certain people outside of school and seem to make it their mission to let... more

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a student · March 26, 2017
The principal hides away in her office all day and is almost never seen with students. Last summer, she fired our award-winning band director because of her petty personal problems with him. This disqualified the band students from a prestigious... more

Develops character: Disagree
Submitted by a student · March 26, 2017
Compassion and respect? Maybe. But there is a huge culture of academic dishonesty at this school, with kids copying their friends' homework, finding out what's on a test, and more. Mostly this is due to us being overwhelmed by the workload.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a student · March 26, 2017
Some teachers are great, such as Mr. Mayfield, Ms. Jackson, and Ms. Laba. Others put very little effort into their lesson plans, make offensive jokes, or simply teach us nothing. One teacher found it necessary to belittle me, a thirteen year old,... more

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Last modified: March 26, 2017
Last modified William B Travis Acdmy/Vngrd For A is a Public school that serves grades 4-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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