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School for the Talented & Gifted
  • 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 B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A+
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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School for the Talented & Gifted is a top rated, public, magnet school located in Dallas, TX. It has 359 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1390
257 responses
Average ACT
32
83 responses
AP Enrollment
100%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$36,315
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$825
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$84,597
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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 18 responses
  • TAG Specific events: Forum, TAG-IT, Trek
    83%
  • Big Ideas Festival
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
359
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
11%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,985
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.2%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
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
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 28 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 28 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 28 responses

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