Altamira Academy

  • Altamira Academy serves 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Altamira Academy 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 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Altamira Academy's student population of 459 students has grown by 63% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 64% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Altamira Academy 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Altamira Academy is 0.43, 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)#7381 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)60-64%
78%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
72%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
74%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Altamira Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Altamira Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Altamira Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Altamira Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.430.64
This chart display the diversity score of Altamira Academy and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Altamira Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayside Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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