How and why we choose the schools our children attend is difficult to quantify, but the results of our choices are evident when Dallas ISD compiles its demographic snapshots. These numbers come from the district’s reports to the Texas Education Agency and from its Campus Demographic Data Book.
Homeowners in Oak Cliff have a reputation for choosing Rosemont Elementary, magnet schools or opting out of DISD entirely. Here’s the breakdown of students in a given elementary school zone who attend private or home school vs. their neighborhood school.
Studies show that a school’s socioeconomic diversity can be a strong indicator in how its students perform academically. How do Oak Cliff schools stack up?
Grenier Middle School and Greiner Arts Academy share a campus, but the 622-student magnet is more diverse ethnically than the 1,621-student traditional school.