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 23% 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
Gender % 61% Male / 39%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 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
Hispanic
99%
51%
White
1%
30%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

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.
School District Name Ysleta Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
3
Number of Students Managed 43,680 822
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
District Total Revenue $422 MM $9 MM
District Spending $425 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,457 $11,947
District Spending / Student $9,540 $12,666
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • El PasoYsleta Pk Center
    7909 Ranchland Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-9500
    0.2 mi | 776 students | Gr. PK                      
  • El PasoBel Air High School
    731 Yarbrough Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2000
    0.4 mi | 2083 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • El PasoSageland Elementary School
    7901 Santa Monica Ct
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2900
    0.5 mi | 554 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • El PasoRanchland Hills Middle School
    7615 Yuma Dr
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2300
    0.7 mi | 348 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • El PasoHacienda Heights Elementary School
    7530 Acapulco Ave
    El PasoTX 79915
    (915)434-2500
    0.8 mi | 614 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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