School of Science and Engineering Magnet Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#8
College Readiness Index
100.0
Geometry Proficiency
3.9
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 388 Students
  • 23 Teachers

School of Science and Engineering Magnet
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

Phone: (972) 925-5960

District: Dallas Independent School District

Overview

Students at the School of Science and Engineering Magnet (SEM) start Advanced Placement courses their freshman year and can earn college credit via dual-enrollment opportunities with several area community colleges and universities. Located in a complex that houses five other magnet schools, the School of Science and Engineering Magnet offers AP courses in calculus, biology and statistics, among others. Parents can get involved through fundraising and by hosting college planning nights.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#8
State Rank
#2
Magnet Rank
#2
STEM Rank
#113

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 388
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 85%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 61%
Full-Time Teachers 23

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 94%
Proficient in Geometry 98%
College Readiness Index 100.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 35
Total Students 37,769
Proficient in Reading (district average) 41%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 45%
College Readiness (district average) 31.9

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Nearby Schools

School of Science and Engineering Magnet is 1 of 35 schools in the Dallas Independent School District.

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