Grand Prairie High School

101 High School Dr, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 | (972) 809-5711
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,049
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4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Joseph Showell
  • Fax: (972) 809-5775
  • Website: www.gpisd.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: 2,049
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 125.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,013 (49.4%)
  • Females: 1,036 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 221 (10.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,269 (61.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,490 (72.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Grand Prairie High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian90.4%
Black21810.6%
Asian321.6%
Hispanic1,49573.0%
White29514.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Grand Prairie High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade70334.3%
11th Grade72135.2%
12th Grade62530.5%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
53.0%
District:
57.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
47.0%
District:
39.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
75.8%
District:
75.1%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
12.3%
District:
9.9%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.4
District:
9.6
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
44.3%
District:
38.0%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
16.7%
District:
17.6%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
16.9%
District:
20.1%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
16.0%
District:
14.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$80,098
District:
$66,750
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,996
District:
$49,976
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,099
District:
$47,285
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,286
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,786
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,542
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$58,695
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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4 reviews for Grand Prairie High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 08, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school district need more activities for Seniors and freshmen.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 19, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • GP High was a good learning experience for me. I have been gone for almost twenty years and I can remember my favorite teacher, Mr.Morris/Science Teacher. He made learning fun.

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