School for the Talented and Gifted Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1
College Readiness Index
100.0
Geometry Proficiency
3.8
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 240 Students
  • 14 Teachers

School for the Talented and Gifted
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

Phone: (972) 925-5970

District: Dallas Independent School District

Overview

The School for the Talented and Gifted follows the state's Distinguished Achievement Program and places an emphasis on Advanced Placement curriculum — a minimum of 11 AP courses are required for graduation. Students at the School for the Talented and Gifted may conduct field research via partnerships with local universities, take electives such as Web mastery and enroll in mini-courses like ballroom dancing or glass blowing during interim terms.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#1
State Rank
#1
Magnet Rank
#1
STEM Rank
#22

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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 240
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 58%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 30%
Full-Time Teachers 14

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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 98%
Proficient in Geometry 95%
College Readiness Index 100.0

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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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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

School for the Talented and Gifted is 1 of 35 schools in the Dallas Independent School District.

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