Plato Academy

7924 Gateway East 205

El Paso, TX 79915

Grades: 11-12

270 students

Plato Academy serves 270 students in grades 11-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Plato Academy operates within the Ysleta Independent School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 270 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 270 students
Plato Academy Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 61% Male / 39%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Plato Academy Total Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Plato Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 23:1 14:1
Plato Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
Hispanic
99%
51%
Plato Academy Black Students (2002-2013)
White
1%
30%
Plato Academy White Students (2002-2013)
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.
0.02 0.41
Plato Academy Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
63%
53%
Plato Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Plato Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 43,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,457 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,540 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Ysleta Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
3
Number of Students Managed 43,680 822
Ysleta Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Ysleta Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $422 MM $9 MM
Ysleta Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $425 MM $9 MM
Ysleta Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,457 $11,947
Ysleta Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,540 $12,666
Ysleta Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • El PasoYsleta Pk Center
    7909 Ranchland Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-9500
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK | 776 students                      
  • El PasoBel Air High School
    731 Yarbrough Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2000
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2083 students                      
  • El PasoSageland Elementary School
    7901 Santa Monica Ct
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2900
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 554 students                      
  • El PasoRanchland Hills Middle School
    7615 Yuma Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2300
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 348 students                      
  • El PasoHacienda Heights Elementary School
    7530 Acapulco Ave
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2500
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 614 students                      

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