1030 E Live Oak St
Waco, TX 76704
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
G L Wiley Opportunity Center serves 67 students in grades 3-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

G L Wiley Opportunity Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

G L Wiley Opportunity Center's student population of 67 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-12
Total Students
67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

G L Wiley Opportunity Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of G L Wiley Opportunity Center is 0.56, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7816 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
43%
52%
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Black
51%
13%
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White
6%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Students: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 50%)

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