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Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts
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  • Public, Magnet
  • DALLAS, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts is a top rated, public, magnet school located in DALLAS, TX. It has 992 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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2501 FLORA STREET
DALLAS, TX 75201
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1210
380 responses
Average ACT
28
184 responses
AP Enrollment
66%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$84,746
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,651
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$550,293
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 231 responses
  • Valograms
    20%
  • Graduation Performance
    15%
  • Halloween Week
    14%
  • Rent A Senior
    13%
  • Any activity we create ourselves
    10%
  • Red Ribbon Week
    10%
  • Booker T Angels (a class "adopts" a kid in need)
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
992
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
98%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 55 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 55 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 55 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,985
Teachers in First/Second Year
18%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 75 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 75 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 75 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,273 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 88 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 88 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 88 responses

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