Apollo J High School

  • Apollo J High School serves 650 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Apollo J High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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 grown by 16% 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 20% 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#1522 out of 7953 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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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 Apollo J High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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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

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