Sunday, September 19, 2010

2011 National Merit Semi-finalists

The 2011 National Merit Semi-finalists were announced in Sept. 2010. Here is a list of how many semi-finalists came from Dallas area schools. If you would like to see the actual names of the students, check out this list:
http://www.thecherokeean.com/news/2010-09-15/Area_Interest/Semifinalists_Named_in_the_2011_National_Merit_Sch.html

Number of Students - School (district)

46 - TX Academy of Math & Science - Denton (charter, selective, residential at UNT)
39 - Plano Sr. (Plano ISD)
34 - Flower Mound (Lewisville ISD)

26 - Plano West (Plano ISD)
21 - Plano East (Plano ISD)

18 - Marcus (Lewisville ISD)
18 - St. Marks, Dallas (private)
16 - Highland Park (Highland Park ISD)
15 - Coppell (Coppell ISD)
15 - Hockaday, Dallas (private)

12 - Allen (Allen ISD)
12 - Jesuit, Dallas (private)
11 - Cistercian, Irving (private)

9 - Homeschoolers
8 - Hebron (Lewisville ISD)
7 - Martin (Arlington ISD)

6 - Frisco (Frisco ISD)
6 - Grapevine (Grapevine-Colleyville ISD)
6 - Greenhill, Addison (private)
6 - JJ Pearce (Richardson ISD)
6 - McKinney (McKinney ISD)
6 - Southlake Carroll (Carroll ISD)
6 - Ursuline, Dallas (private)

5 - Boyd (McKinney ISD)
5 - Cambridge School, Dallas (private)
5 - Garland (Garland ISD)
5 - Keller (Keller ISD)
5 - North Hills Prep, Irving (charter)

4 - Grace Prepatory, Arlington (private)
4 - Liberty (Frisco ISD)
4 - Richardson (Richardson ISD)

3 - Colleyville Heritage (Grapvine-Colleyville ISD)
3 - Creekview (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)
3 - Episcopal School of Dallas (private)
3 - Lakehill Prep, Dallas (private)
3 - North (McKinney ISD)
3 - Parish Episcopal, Dallas (private)
3 - Trinity (HEB ISD)

2 - Bell (HEB ISD)
2 - Bishop Lynch, Dallas (private)
2 - Coram Deo Academy, Flower Mound (private)
2 - Lake Highlands (Richardson ISD)
2 - Lamar (Arlington ISD)

2 - Legacy (Mansfield ISD)
2 - Liberty Christian Academy, Frisco (private)
2 - Naaman Forest (Garland ISD)
2 - New Tech (Coppell ISD)
2 - Prosper (Prosper ISD)

2 - Red Oak (Red Oak ISD)
2 - RL Turner (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)
2 - Rockwall (Rockwall ISD)
2 - Talented & Gifted magnet (Dallas ISD)
2 - Wakeland (Frisco ISD)

1 - Bowie (Arlington ISD)
1 - Centennial (Frisco ISD)
1 - Central (Keller ISD)
1 - Denton (Denton ISD)
1 - Duncanville (Duncanville ISD)

1 - Fossil Ridge (Keller ISD)
1 - Heritage Christian Academy, Rockwall (private)
1 - Highlands School, Irving (private)
1 - Hillcrest (Dallas ISD)
1 - Irma Rangel (Dallas ISD)

1 - Irving (Irving ISD)
1 - Lake Dallas (Lake Dallas ISD)
1 - Liberty Christian School, Argyle (private)
1 - Lovejoy (Lovejoy ISD)
1 - Mansfield (Mansfield ISD)

1 - Midlothian (Midlothian ISD)
1 - Newman Smith (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)
1 - Nimitz (Irving ISD)
1 - North Garland (Garland ISD)
1 - Oak Ridge School, Arlington (private)

1 - Pantego Christian Academy, Arlington (private)
1 - Pope John Paul, Plano (private)
1 - Poteet (Mesquite ISD)
1 - Richland Collegiate (charter at Richland Jr. College, Dallas)
1 - Rowlett (Garland ISD)

1 - Royce City (Royce City ISD)
1 - Ryan (Denton ISD)
1 - Sachse (Garland ISD)
1 - Science & Engineering magnet (Dallas ISD)
1 - South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie ISD)

1 - The Colony (Lewisville ISD)
1 - Trinity Christian Academy, Addison (private)
1 - Van Alstyne (Van Alstyne ISD)
1 - Westlake Academy, Westlake (charter)
1 - Waxahachie (Waxahachie ISD)
1 - Wylie (Wylie ISD)

Saturday, September 11, 2010

2010 Dallas area National Blue Ribbon Schools Named

Six more schools in the Dallas area have been named Blue Ribbon Schools:

Dallas ISD
H.S. Thompson Learning Center
James Bonham Elementary

Richardson ISD
Lake Highlands Jr. High
Dover Elementary

HEB ISD
Central Jr. High
Hurst Jr. High

These are in addition to the 159 other schools in the Dallas area that have already been named a Blue Ribbon School (and who knows there may be more, pretty soon every school in the area will be designated Blue Ribbon if the districts are willing to jump through the application hoops):

http://dallas-area-schools.blogspot.com/2009/11/dallas-area-blue-ribbon-schools.html

Sunday, September 5, 2010

2010 Dallas Area International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools

IB Schools in the Dallas area

Public schools:
Allen High School (Allen ISD)
Arlington High School (Arlington ISD)
Coppell High School (Coppell ISD)
Denton High School (Denton ISD)
Garland High School (Garland ISD)
Bowie High School (Arlington ISD)
Lamar High School (Arlington ISD)
Lancaster High School (Lancaster ISD)
LD Bell High School (HEB ISD)
Plano East High School (Plano ISD)
Ranchview High School (Irving ISD)
Sam Houston High School (Arlington ISD)
Trinity High School (HEB ISD)
Woodrow Wilson (Dallas ISD)

Charter Schools:
North Hills Prep
Westlake Academy

Private Schools:
Dallas International School
The Westwood School

There are 48 schools in Texas that offer the IB program.