G L Wiley Opportunity Center

G L Wiley Opportunity Center serves 67 students in grades 3-12.
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.
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 Placements

G L Wiley Opportunity Center places 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 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
Total Students67 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
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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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in G L Wiley Opportunity Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in G L Wiley Opportunity Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.560.64
This chart display the diversity score of G L Wiley Opportunity Center and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in G L Wiley Opportunity Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to G L Wiley Opportunity Center is Turn Around Graduate (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cesar Chavez Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waco Cesar Chavez Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 847 students
    0.5 miles
    700 S 15th St
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 750-3736
    0.5 6-8 847
  • Waco Bell's Hill Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 754 students
    1.0 miles
    2100 Ross
    Waco, TX 76706
    (254) 754-4171
    1 PK-5 754
  • Waco Indian Spring Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
    1.0 miles
    500 N University Parks Dr
    Waco, TX 76701
    (254) 754-5491
    1 6-8 524
  • China Spring Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 7 | 1 student
    1.3 miles
    412 E Cougar Ln
    China Spring, TX 76633
    (254) 836-0676
    1.3 7 1
  • China Spring Turn Around Graduate Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 7 students
    1.3 miles
    412 E Cougar Ln
    China Spring, TX 76633
    (254) 836-0676
    1.3 11-12 7

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