Big Springs Charter School

  • Big Springs Charter School serves 114 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Big Springs Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Big Springs Charter School's student population of 114 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Springs Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Springs Charter School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7687 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Hispanic
56%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
40%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Springs Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.53n/a
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Graduation Rate<50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Springs Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Big Springs Charter School is Leakey School (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Leakey School (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Leakey School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Leakey Leakey School
    Grades: PK-12 | 302 students
    0.1 miles
    429 Hwy 83 N
    Leakey, TX 78873
    (830)232-5595
    0.1 PK-12 302
  • Barksdale Nueces Canyon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 168 students
    15.5 miles
    200 E 3rd St
    Barksdale, TX 78828
    (830)597-3218
    15.5 PK-6 168
  • Utopia Utopia School
    Grades: PK-12 | 218 students
    16.0 miles
    258 School St
    Utopia, TX 78884
    (830)966-3339
    16.0 PK-12 218
  • Barksdale Nueces Canyon Jh/hs
    Grades: 7-12 | 115 students
    16.8 miles
    200 Taylor St
    Barksdale, TX 78828
    (830)234-3524
    16.8 7-12 115
  • Knippa Knippa School
    Grades: PK-12 | 446 students
    30.7 miles
    100 Kessler St
    Knippa, TX 78870
    (830)934-2177
    30.7 PK-12 446

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