W T White High School

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4505 Ridgeside Dr

Dallas, TX 75244

(972) 502-6200

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,189

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for W T White High School

My daughter is currently a freshman at W T White. So far her teachers have been very helpful. She is in the Academy of Engineering at the school and is loving it. Her counselors have been very helpful in changing her schedule to allow for after school sports. She is taking mostly pre AP courses, all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

School is OK Counselor horrible. Dr. Washington is very disrespectful Daughter hates having to go talk to her for required stuff HORRIBLE

Posted by a parent on 09/06/13

The school is okay, but I have never met such a rude counselor in my life. Counselors should make you feel welcomed and should WANT to help you, but, Dr. Washington does the complete opposite. She should not be working at schools with students, especially not as a counselor.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/12

W.T. White is now home to the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. The first year (2011-2012) started with 47 students. The second year has almost 140 students. They have 3 theatre teachers, 4 art teachers, 2 choir teachers, an orchestra teacher, a band director and his assistant, and 2 dance teachers. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/17/12

My time at W.T.White was great! The teachers were caring and would help anyone that took their time in bringing an issue to their attention. The courses taken were demanding and kept us focused. The Principle and Asst. Principles were kind, but strict. If there were ever any issues regarding discipline, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/31/12

I am sorry your time at W.T. White was not a good experience. To have three children graduate means something was done right. As a comprehensive urban high school we have urban concerns. Gangs are an unfortunate part of the reality, but they do not rule the school. Your perception is skeweed, because ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/11/10

I am amazed at the high ratings this school receives. i am finally graduating my third and last child from this school. The principals are extremely unfair and misguided. They have their favorite students, who they coddle. They allow gang members to rule and run the school. A hall monitor constantly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/09/10

the student there are amazing as well as the teachers. my fav is mr. durr he should be a congressman thats how nice he is.

Posted by a student on 10/06/09

WT White High School has great teachers which have so much patience with the students, and they have such great discipline also.

Posted by a parent on 01/22/09

This is my second child to attend W T White and over all I can say this is a wonderful school. We have experienced 2 principals and both are good. The current principal has an open door policy and is always there to listen to students and parents concerns. As with every school there are a few teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/08

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Test scores for W T White High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
W T White High School
Dallas Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Dallas schools — W T White High School is located at 4505 Ridgeside Dr, Dallas TX 75244. 4505 Ridgeside Dr is in the 75244 ZIP code in Dallas, TX The school district for W T White High School is the Dallas Isd. W T White High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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