Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute

Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute serves 290 students in grades 6-12.
Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute's student population of 290 students has grown by 59% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute is ranked within the top 5% 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 Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute is 0.58, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#248 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
60%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
12%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Prairie Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute is Uplift Grand High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uplift Grand Secondary (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert E Lee Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Prairie Robert E Lee Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
    0.0 miles
    401 E Grand Prairie Rd
    Grand Prairie, TX 75051
    (972) 262-6785
    0 K-5 560
  • Grand Prairie Uplift Lee Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 246 students
    0.0 miles
    401 E Grand Prairie Rd
    Grand Prairie, TX 75051
    (972) 262-6785
    0 K-4 246
  • Dallas Uplift Education - Uplift Grand Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 540 students
    0.4 miles
    300 E Church St
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (972) 854-0600
    0.4 K-5 540
  • Grand Prairie James Bowie Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    0.5 miles
    425 Alice Dr
    Grand Prairie, TX 75051
    (972) 262-7348
    0.5 PK-5 495
  • Dallas Uplift Grand High School Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-10 | 148 students
    0.5 miles
    300 E Church St
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (972) 854-0600
    0.5 9-10 148

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