G L Wiley Opportunity Center

  • G L Wiley Opportunity Center serves 71 students in grades 2-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • G L Wiley Opportunity Center 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • G L Wiley Opportunity Center's student population of 71 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Total Students71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • G L Wiley Opportunity Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of G L Wiley Opportunity Center is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#7866 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)≤10%
75%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)15-19%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
55%
13%
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White
9%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaco Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to G L Wiley Opportunity Center is Daep (1.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Cesar Chavez Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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