2013 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 240 Students
- 17 Teachers
School for the Talented and Gifted
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
Phone: (972) 925-5970
District: Dallas Independent School District
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 to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||58%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||29%|
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||100%|
|Proficient in Math||100%|
|College Readiness Index||100.0|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||No|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||92%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||87%|
|College Readiness (district average)||31.9|
Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.