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What schools are part of the Dallas Independent School District?

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Schools within the Dallas Independent School District include Bryan Adams High School, John Q. Adams Elementary School, Nathan Adams Elementary School and W.H. Adamson High School. Other schools include Birdie Alexander Elementary School, Gabe P. Allen Charter School, William M. Anderson Elementary School and Maya Angelou High School.

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Bryan Adams High School is located at 2101 Millmar Drive in East Dallas, Texas. It enrolls students in grades 9-12 and was opened in 1957. The school is named after William Jennings Bryan Adams, who was the school district's Board of Education secretary.

John Q. Adams Elementary School is named after the former U.S. president and is located at 8239 Lake June Road. The school enrolls students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. As of 2015, athletics programs include Zumba, basketball, soccer and cheer squad.

W.H. Adamson High School is located at 309 East Ninth Street. It is named after William Hardin Adamson, who was superintendent of the Oak Cliff School District. It offers ninth through 12th grade, and the student body is primarily made up of Hispanic students.

Maya Angelou High School is named after the famous African-American poet. The school enrolls sixth through 12th graders and is located at 4528 Rusk Avenue. The school has moved its location several times and was originally opened as a program at the Buckner Benevolence Maternity Home in 1969.

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