Evolution Academy Houston

2414 Spring Cypress Rd
Richardson, TX 75081
  • Evolution Academy Houston serves 289 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Evolution Academy Houston 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 26:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Evolution Academy Houston's student population of 289 students has grown by 186% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Evolution Academy Houston 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 26:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Evolution Academy Houston is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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)#7883 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
45%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Evolution Academy Houston.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.630.63
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Graduation Rate (16-17)20-24%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvolution Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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