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Polytechnic High School
  • Public
  • Fort Worth, TX

Report Card

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

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Polytechnic High School is a public school located in Fort Worth, TX. It has 1,230 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 15% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
15%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
990
121 responses
Average ACT
20
15 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$62,187
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,060
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$169,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
58%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 32 responses
  • The pep-rally's
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    16%
  • Football, Basketball, Volleyball Games.
    13%
  • Homecoming
    13%
  • 5 de mayo
    9%
  • Paper bags and pizza
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,230
Free or Reduced Lunch
94%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,867
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.7%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,570 / year
National
$12,239
77%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
23%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

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