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Dallas Independent School District
  • DALLAS, TX

Report Card

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

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Dallas Independent School District is a public school district located in DALLAS, TX. It has 153,861 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 47% of students are at least proficient in math and 40% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
40%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
7,297 responses
Average ACT
22
2,464 responses

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
153,861
Free or Reduced Lunch
87.8%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,985
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.9%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$12,273 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    56%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    7%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$56,583
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,100
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$358,737
National
$217,500

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