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Community Resource Index
The Community Resource Index is an average of all Index categories (economics, education, family, health, and community). It presents an overall view of the resources available to each school’s surrounding community.
Do residents have access to financial services and well-paying jobs?
Communities with the highest scores on this index are more likely to have higher household incomes, more access to banks and credit unions, lower unemployment rates, and greater access to jobs of all types.
Median household income
Child poverty rate (%)
Jobs earning less than $1,500 a month (%)
Youth (ages 16-24) unemployment rate (%)
Banks and credit unions, per 10,000 residents
Payday lending and cash advance businesses, per 10,000 residents
How accessible are ancillary educational services, like quality childcare and afterschool programs, in the community? Have residents completed college?
Communities with the highest scores on this index have greater access to quality early childhood education, more afterschool program capacity, and a greater share of adults with college degrees.
Residents with a bachelor's degree
Children ages 3-4 enrolled in school
High-quality, early childcare seats, per 10,000 children between ages 3 and 4
Afterschool program seats, per 10,000 children under age 18
Are families able to access childcare in the community?
Communities with the highest scores on this index are more likely to have a greater share of two-parent households (of households with children) and more access to childcare providers.
Two-parent households (%)
Licensed childcare centers, per 10,000 children under age 5
Licensed, affordable childcare centers, per 10,000 children under age 5
Do residents have access to health insurance, medical services, and fresh fruits and vegetables? Are residents healthy?
Communities with the highest scores on this index have more access to health clinics and pharmacies and have a greater share of residents with health insurance. Communities with high Health scores also have longer life expectancies and fewer health issues.
Population with health insurance (%)
Population with private health insurance (%)
Population with public health insurance (%)
Average life expectancy
Number of clinics, per 10,000 residents
Licensed pharmacies, per 10,000 residents
Number of grocery stores, per 10,000 residents
Average spending on fresh fruits and vegetables monthly
Number of routine doctor visits annually, per 10,000 residents
Adults reporting poor mental health for 14 days or more, per 10,000 residents
Adults with poor physical health, per 10,000 residents
Adults with high blood pressure, per 10,000 residents
Adults with asthma, per 10,000 residents
Adult obesity, per 10,000 residents
Does the community have public amenities? Is the community safe? Are families and businesses secure?
Communities with the highest scores on this index have more public spaces for community members, fewer cost-burdened households, and fewer residential and business vacancies.
Number of evictions, per 10,000 residents
Overall business vacancies (%)
Long-term business vacancies (24+ months) (%)
Overall residential vacancies (%)
Long-term residential vacancies (24+ months) (%)
Owner-occupied households that are cost-burdened (%)
Renter-occupied households that are cost-burdened (%)
Adults incarcerated (%)
Juvenile-committed violent crime incidents, per 10,000 residents between ages 16-24
Community and recreation centers, per 10,000 residents
Libraries, per 10,000 residents
Park area (sq mi), per 10,000 residents
Households with broadband access (%)
Children under 18 with broadband access (%)
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Exploring in the map view
The map displays 189 Dallas ISD schools, each color-coded to show their score within the metrics that make up the Community Resource Index. The color scale has 5 blocks, each representing a quintile within the scale. The lighter the color, the higher the score.
You can change the metric shown on the map by clicking the METRICS button and making selections. You can also use this feature to filter schools on the map by quintiles.
To see the entire list of metrics for a school, click its dot on the map. A full report about this school will appear in a new tab in your browser.
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Dallas ISD School Feeder Patterns
Dallas ISD School Feeder Patterns
Hover and click within the charts to see more data about each feeder pattern and its schools. You can also use the search bar to find a school and highlight its feeder pattern and campus.