David W Carter High School



David W Carter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

David W Carter High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 273
10 235
11 225
12 212

David W Carter High School is a public high school of the Dallas Independent School District located in Dallas, TX. It has 945 students in grades 9th through 12th. David W Carter High School is the 553rd largest public high school in Texas and the 6,199th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 945
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.09

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David W Carter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 494
(52%)
19,399
(50%)
 Female 451
(48%)
19,492
(50%)

David W Carter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 714
(76%)
10,004
(26%)
 Hispanic 213
(23%)
25,613
(66%)
 White 11
(1%)
2,143
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
236
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
634
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
188
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
73
(0%)

David W Carter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 715
(76%)
28,756
(74%)
 Not Eligible 169
(18%)
8,108
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(6%)
2,027
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

David W Carter High School is ranked 335th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of David W Carter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

David W Carter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1872
2006 1633
2007 1441
2008 1412
2009 1390
2010 1214
2011 1023
2012 945

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 15.7
2007 12.3
2008 14.2
2009 14.4
2010 13.7
2011 13.6
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5534188034188
2006 0.61420698101653
2007 0.64469118667592
2008 0.70396600566572
2009 0.72014388489209
2010 0.74135090609555
2011 0.7741935483871
2012 0.82116402116402

Compare David W Carter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 82.1%
 

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