• Quick Facts

    Principal: Troy Tyson

    Grade Levels: 9-12

    Trustee District: District 6

    School Division/Feeder Pattern:
    Schools Division 1-Carter High School Feeder Pattern


    To be the superior scholarly selection for the comprehensive, community high school learning experience in the Dallas ISD.

    The mission of David W. Carter High School, leaders and learners of like vision, is to construct, for each student, a solid foundation for measurable success in higher learning and preparedness for career opportunities.


    Student Dress Code


    Facial masks must be worn upon entering and exiting the building. Facial shields will be used during the instructional day.



    9th Grade – White polo/oxford

    10th Grade – Black polo/oxford

    11th Grade – Light (Powder) Blue polo/oxford

    12th Grade – Red polo/oxford

    Slacks and Pants

    Color:  Black or Khaki slacks and pants - must be solid in color.

    Style: Slacks and pants can be pleated or flat front, full length, appropriately fastened at the waist.

    Skirts, Jumpers, Skorts

    Color:   Black or Khaki Skort/Jumper - must be solid in color.



    Jackets, Coats, and Cardigans with appropriate graphics or messaging may be worn as long as uniform top remains visible.



    Style: Students must wear athletic shoes, loafers, dress shoes, or other closed-toe, closed-heel shoes. 

    The integrity of the dress code serves to enhance a positive, safe learning environment with minimal distractions from our academic pursuits of inquiry and knowledge.

    Parents may purchase the required items from various retail outlets of your choosing. Area vendors who carry acceptable dress items include but are not limited to:  Walmart, Levines, Academy, JCPenney, Sears.

    *Collegiate Academy students will continue to adhere to the uniform outlined by the Collegiate Academy office.

    School Colors: Columbia Blue and Scarlet

    Mascot: Cowboy