Alpha

  • Alpha serves 101 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alpha placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Alpha's student population of 101 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alpha is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alpha is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#6857 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
53%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.64
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMagnolia Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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    Grades: 5 | 1 students
    0.0 miles
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    (281)252-2006
    0.0 5 1
  • Magnolia Magnolia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 844 students
    0.4 miles
    31900 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77355
    (281)356-6434
    0.4 PK-5 844
  • Magnolia Magnolia Intermediate School

    0.4 miles
    31164 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281)356-3571
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Magnolia Project Restore Alternative School
    Grades: 10-11 | 1 students
    0.5 miles
    31141 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281)356-3571
    0.5 10-11 1
  • Magnolia Magnolia J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1525 students
    0.6 miles
    31138 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77355
    (281)356-1327
    0.6 6-8 1525

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