Apollo J High School

1600 Apollo Rd
Richardson, TX 75081
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Apollo J High School serves 650 students in grades 7-8.
Apollo J High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Apollo J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Apollo J High School's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Apollo J High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Apollo J High School is 0.74, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#2008 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Apollo J High School is Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy Plano (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dartmouth Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richardson Dartmouth Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 404 students
    0.4 miles
    417 Dartmouth Ln
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469) 593-8400
    0.4 PK-6 404
  • Richardson Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 594 students
    0.5 miles
    1200 Larkspur Dr
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469) 593-4800
    0.5 PK-6 594
  • Dallas Legacy Preparatory Charter Academy Plano Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 341 students
    0.7 miles
    601 Accent Dr
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (469) 206-2250
    0.7 K-12 341
  • Richardson Springridge Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 345 students
    1.0 miles
    1801 E Spring Vly Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
    (469) 593-8600
    1 K-6 345
  • Garland Hickman Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    1.1 miles
    3114 Pinewood Dr
    Garland, TX 75044
    (972) 675-3150
    1.1 PK-5 499

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