PROFICIENCY 66% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #96 of 239 in DALLAS ISD
  • Ranked #139 of 353 in Dallas
  • Ranked #5561 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
65%DALLAS ISD
53%Dallas
72%Texas

K B Polk Center For Academyemically Talented & Gifted is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "DALLAS ISD" in Dallas, TX. There are a total of 545 students and 37 teachers at K B Polk Center For Academyemically Talented & Gifted, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 472 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

K B Polk Center For Academyemically Talented & Gifted has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 65.5%, which is 9% lower than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students545
Teachers36.5
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch472
Reduced lunch19

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At K B Polk Center For Academyemically Talented & Gifted, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
360-64%
460-64%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All67%
355-59%
465-69%
575-79%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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K B Polk Center For Academyemically Talented & Gifted race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 4.3% 4.7% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 25.6% 23.4% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.3% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.5% 69.6% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.5% 2.1% 3.1%

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SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy98%0.8Dallas, TX
Sudie L Williams Elementary School65%0.8Dallas, TX
Maple Lawn Elementary School66%1.2Dallas, TX
Obadiah Knight Elementary School81%1.2Dallas, TX
Thomas J Rusk Middle School57%1.3Dallas, TX
Highland Park High School98%1.4University Park, TX
Bradfield Elementary99%1.4Highland Park, TX
Onesimo Hernandez Elementary School52%1.6Dallas, TX
Hyer Elementary School98%2.1University Park, TX
Stephen C Foster Elementary School65%2.3Dallas, TX
Highland Park Middle School98%2.3University Park, TX
Mcculloch Intermediate School97%2.3University Park, TX

Dallas demographics profile

StatisticDallasTexasNational
Population1,278,43326,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,7619791
Median age32.534.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%56%55%
Speak English57%65%79%
Speak Spanish38%30%13%

Education level achieved in Dallas

IndexDallasTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.9%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters11.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%
Source: The K B Polk Center For Academyemically Talented & Gifted data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.