David W Carter High School

1819 West Wheatland Rd, Dallas, TX 75232 | (214) 932-5700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,390
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4 out of 5 | 10 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1819 W Wheatland Rd, Dallas, TX 75232
  • Principal or Admin: Gail David Dupree
  • Fax: (214) 932-5701
  • Website: www.dallasisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,390
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 96.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 729 (52.4%)
  • Females: 661 (47.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 114 (8.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 887 (63.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,001 (72.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
David W Carter High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.07%
Black1,12580.9%
Asian10.07%
Hispanic25518.3%
White80.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For David W Carter High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade44131.7%
10th Grade34825.0%
11th Grade31222.4%
12th Grade28920.8%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
40.0%
District:
49.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
47.0%
District:
29.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
66.3%
District:
67.6%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
24.5%
District:
19.1%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.0
District:
11.9
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
23.8%
District:
33.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
30.0%
District:
21.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
23.8%
District:
20.0%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
21.3%
District:
21.0%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$82,077
District:
$79,563
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$55,363
District:
$54,645
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,350
District:
$47,743
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,999
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,682
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,578
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$67,663
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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10 reviews for David W Carter High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 24, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter attend Duncanville last year. This year I had to enroll her into Carter. So far she doesn't like it & I can also say the same. I plan on returning to the Duncanville district, once my lease is up.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 23, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • HEY WUZ UP DIS SCHOOL IS THE BEST N I HOPE IT DO BETA
  • Reviewed by Student on December 22, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a Junior at this fine establishment. Carter serves 9th thru 12th, not 8th thru 12th. People down Carter so much, but don't even really know what happens there. This school is great, I am learning, and progressing, and our school gets better every year.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on December 15, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to this school back in the mid 60's - I thought it was a horrible school then and hear it has gone down hill very fast over the years. I was passed from grade to grade, irregardless of my grades. The school was made up of students that had Daddy's $ and those that didn't. I hated it. Cut my apple in half!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 03, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a parent and my daughter goes to D.W. Carter high School. she come from Desoto High School and I can Honestly say I Love Carter much better than Desoto. At Carter the teachers relate to her and They seem to passionately care. Maybe because they no how hard it can be for a Black to make it. they have great Teachers and they reach out to their students and they don't shut the parents out. we are like one big team aiming for the same goal. A child has to want to learn no matter what school their at. So D. W. Carter is my daughter graduating School and I say that Proudly. I am Satisfied and so is my Daughter.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i went to carter i had a great time i was so bless to have teacher that wanted to teacher and wanted me to make
  • Reviewed by Student on February 12, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i don't go to carter but i play sports for them and from what my best friends tell me, it's a pretty good school.
  • Reviewed by Student on September 11, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a senior at David W. Carter High School and I believe that our school has progressed a lot over the past four years and will only get better!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 20, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • because there grades and test score are very low and i want my child to go to a better school. so i am paying a out of district fee. i wish we had the choice to pick the school

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