Plato Academy

Tel: (915)434-9000
Grades 10-12
222 students
Plato Academy serves 222 students in grades 10 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Plato Academy operates within the Ysleta Independent School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 222 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 222 students
Plato Academy Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Plato Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Plato Academy Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Plato Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Plato Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
97%
52%
Plato Academy Black Students (2002-2014)
White
3%
29%
Plato Academy White Students (2002-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Plato Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.41
Plato Academy Diversity Score (2002-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
53%
Plato Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Plato Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,588 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,792 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ysleta Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
3
Number of Students Managed 43,063 838
Ysleta Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
Ysleta Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $473 MM $9 MM
Ysleta Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $437 MM $10 MM
Ysleta Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,588 $12,250
Ysleta Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,792 $12,682
Ysleta Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Bel Air High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ranchland Hills Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ysleta Pk Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • El PasoYsleta Pk Center
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK | 734 students7940 Craddock
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-9500
    0.2PK734
  • El PasoBel Air High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2071 students731 Yarbrough Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2000
    0.49-122071
  • El PasoSageland Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 548 students7901 Santa Monica Ct
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2900
    0.5PK-6548
  • El PasoRanchland Hills Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 340 students7615 Yuma Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2300
    0.77-8340
  • El PasoHacienda Heights Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 547 students7530 Acapulco Ave
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2500
    0.8KG-6547

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