W. T. White


W. T. White High School
4505 Ridgeside Drive
Dallas, Texas 75244


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W. T. White High School
is a public high school in the Dallas Independent School District serving North Dallas students in grades 9-12. W. T. White features high academic standards, a diverse student body, and a well-rounded program of educational and extracurricular activities. In addition to having the highest TAKS scores in DISD for a traditional high school, we were selected as one of three National winners of the College Board's Inspiration Award in 2003!  W. T. White has a lot to offer Dallas students and their families.


Academics

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  • 82% of graduates attend 4 year college or university ; 11% attend 2 year college
  • 67% of all students enrolled in College Advanced Placement and pre-AP program
  • Millions in scholarship awards each year.
  • Extensive list of college acceptances.
  • Highest TAKS scores for any Dallas ISD comprehensive high school
  • More AP course offerings than area private schools.
  • Dual credit plus technology partnerships with Brookhaven and Richland Community Colleges
  • One the few Marine Corps JROTC programs in the country

Student Activities

Fall Play

  • 18 athletic teams for boys and girls; club teams for lacrosse and rodeo
  • Debate, Academic Decathlon, Whiz Quiz
  • Student Government, Honor Societies and Mentor Council
  • Art, Chess, Drama, European History, French, German, Key and Spanish Clubs
  • Yearbook
  • Drill Team and Cheerleading
Performing and Visual Arts
Judy Jetson
  • UIL One Act Play regularly advances to Regional Competition
  • Many show choir students competed at State Competition
  • Annual Musical with over 200 students performing
  • Marching, Symphonic and Mariachi Bands
  • Ballet Folklorico
  • Step Team

Faculty Information

Teacher of the Year

  • 75% hold master's degrees
  • Average experience - 15 years
  • Low faculty turnover rate
  • Faculty Advisory Committee


Community Involvement

Homecoming Parade

  • Athletic and Band Booster Clubs
  • Outstanding PTSA
  • Site Based Decision Making Team
  • Rotary, DAR, Masons, Civic League, Neiman Marcus and Texas Pilgrims Student Awards
  • Homecoming Parade

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