B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Skyline High School is a public school located in Dallas, TX. It has 4,790 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 60% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.
Address
7777 Forney Rd
Dallas, TX 75227
Telephone
(972) 502-3400

Skyline High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
60%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
970
570 responses
Average ACT
20
134 responses
AP Enrollment
18%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.103 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.103 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 386 responses
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  • Homecoming game
    20%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Spirit Day
    11%
  • Football Friday's
    8%
  • Homecoming Dance
    8%
  • Spring picnic
    8%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,790
Free or Reduced Lunch
82%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.111 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.111 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.111 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.1%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.165 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.165 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.165 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,090/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.168 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.168 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.168 responses
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I would like to see Skyline High School change in uniform policy and to get rid of uniforms because it doesn't help no one and it doesn't harm anyone, in my opinion. I would also like for better teachers to get hired in Skyline. Some teachers are teachers only because they want to get money, that's not a good teachers in Skyline High School, and then teachers and administrators and the principle look down on students. Teachers should also look out for students who like to cheat in important tests. There's always cheating in every test! This isn't fair for the honest hardworking students.!
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I like that there many academic opportunities at Skyline.We have many career ready programs for example the NAF Academies.We have five NAF academies, Engineering ,Finance, Health Science ,Hospitality & Tourism and, Information Technology. In our Career Development Center their is nineteen clusters.In each cluster and academy students prepare for their life after high school.Our school has twenty-seven extracurricular activities . Principal Lombardi allows our school to create our own clubs. The school environment is always vibrant and peaceful.There is never a time our school is not decorated. We love to display our excellence. Overall Skyline High School is a lovely school.
The thing I love about Skyline is the people. I am a whites female. The Skyline population is a make up of primarily African American and Hispanic. Being a white person, I do not experience discrimination due to my color. I do not experience oppression or injustices because I am white (I have experienced oppression and injustice because I am a female, but that is a different story). Skyline has been a place that has exposed me to racial injustice, and what that looks like in our world. Many friends have shared stories with me about the injustices they have faced. Through many conversations with people at Skyline, I have been made more aware of how privileged I am. I am so thankful to have attended Skyline High School and I believe I would have not gotten this type of exposure to the racial injustices in our world, if I weren’t at Skyline.