Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#139
College Readiness Index
70.0
Geometry Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 895 Students
  • 58 Teachers

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
3434 SOUTH R L THORNTON
DALLAS, TX 75224

Phone: (972) 925-1200

District: Dallas Independent School District

Overview

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts is ranked 21st within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts is 90 percent. The student body makeup is 29 percent male and 71 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 54 percent. Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts is 1 of 35 high schools in the Dallas Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#139
State Rank
#21
Magnet Rank
#50

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 895
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 54%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 24%
Full-Time Teachers 58

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 88%
Proficient in Geometry 63%
College Readiness Index 70.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 35
Total Students 37,769
Proficient in Reading (district average) 41%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 45%
College Readiness (district average) 31.9

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Nearby Schools

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts is 1 of 35 schools in the Dallas Independent School District.

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