Galveston County Detention Center

Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Galveston County Detention Center serves 23 students in grades 8-11.
Galveston County Detention Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Galveston County Detention Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Galveston County Detention Center's student population of 23 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-11
Total Students23 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Galveston County Detention Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Galveston County Detention Center is 0.66, which is more 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#2870 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Galveston County Detention Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Galveston County Detention Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Galveston County Detention Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
26%
52%
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Black
39%
13%
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White
35%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
15%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galveston County Detention Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDickinson Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Galveston County Detention Center is Galveston County J J A E P (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Transforming Lives Cooperative (tlc) (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Marque Primary (3.4 miles away)
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