Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Dallas ISD: B

Total students

409

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Dallas ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Dallas ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 90%

School For The Talented And Gifted is a high school in Dallas, TX, in the Dallas ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 409 students. 19.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at School For The Talented And Gifted was 1418 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 30.9.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $68,145, which is $11,054 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 10 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.dallasisd.org/tagmagnet

Address

1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203-2545

Office phone number

(972) 925-5970

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in School For The Talented And Gifted are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

409

African American

41 (10%)

Dallas ISD: 21.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.5%)

Dallas ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

68 (16.6%)

Dallas ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

160 (39.1%)

Dallas ISD: 69.8%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

Dallas ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

124 (30.3%)

Dallas ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

13 (3.2%)

Dallas ISD: 1%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

10.0%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

16.6%

Hispanic

39.1%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

30.3%

Two or more races

3.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

19.1 %

Dallas ISD: 65.2%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

37.7 %

Dallas ISD: 85.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

7.1 %

Dallas ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

19.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

37.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.6 %

Dallas ISD: 44.1%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

37.4 %

Dallas ISD: 23.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

99.5 %

Dallas ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

0.5 %

Dallas ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

7.6%

Career and technical

37.4%

Gifted and talented

99.5%

Special education

0.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

A

Dallas ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Dallas ISD: C

School progress

A

Dallas ISD: B

Closing the gaps

A

Dallas ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Dallas ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Dallas ISD: 84.2%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Dallas ISD: 72.4%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

Dallas ISD: 85.4%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Dallas ISD: 85.6%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dallas ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

100 %

Dallas ISD: 90.2%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

Dallas ISD: 77.5%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Dallas ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Dallas ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Dallas ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Dallas ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Dallas ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dallas ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Dallas ISD: 2%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Dallas ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

100 %

Dallas ISD: 38.3%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

100 %

Dallas ISD: 27.7%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Dallas ISD: 36.2%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

100 %

Dallas ISD: 52.1%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

100 %

Dallas ISD: 38.8%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dallas ISD: 64.3%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

100 %

Dallas ISD: 67.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

Masked

Dallas ISD: 58.8%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

97.8 %

Dallas ISD: 34.9%

Statewide: 51%

African American

93.3 %

Dallas ISD: 18.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Dallas ISD: 47.1%

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

100 %

Dallas ISD: 62.5%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

96 %

Dallas ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dallas ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 48.6%

White

100 %

Dallas ISD: 67%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Dallas ISD: 47.4%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1418

Dallas ISD: 928

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

30.9

Dallas ISD: 17.1

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

100 %

Dallas ISD: 48.2%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

100 %

Dallas ISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

100 %

Dallas ISD: 27.6%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

100.0%

Math

100.0%

Reading + Math

100.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

24.5

African American

4 (16.3%)

Dallas ISD: 33.5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (4.1%)

Dallas ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (4.1%)

Dallas ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6 (24.5%)

Dallas ISD: 31.7%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

12.5 (51%)

Dallas ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1 (4.1%)

Dallas ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

11 (44.9%)

Dallas ISD: 70.7%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

9.5 (38.8%)

Dallas ISD: 25%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

3 (12.2%)

Dallas ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

16.7

Dallas ISD: 15.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10 years

Dallas ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$68,145

Dallas ISD: $60,146

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$15,000

Dallas ISD: $53,154

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$57,638

Dallas ISD: $56,667

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$73,484

Dallas ISD: $61,464

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$77,643

Dallas ISD: $63,019

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$80,720

Dallas ISD: $66,464

Statewide: $65,449

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