Dallas Independent School District
http://www.dallasisd.org

26% Black
68% Hispanic

Class of 2009
Percent meeting criteria for SAT
11% vs 27% for state

Average SAT score
861 vs. 985 for state. (Note that you get about 800, that is 400 per section for just filling out your name)

ACT
17.1 vs. 20.5 for state.

160,000 students in district
12,000 ninth graders
7,500 twelfth graders

87% economically disadvantaged
36% LEP

66% of teachers just have Bachelor's degrees

37% of teachers have 5 or less years experience.