Harris County Juvenile Detention Center

  • Harris County Juvenile Detention Center serves 250 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Harris County Juvenile Detention Center's student population of 250 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harris County Juvenile Detention Center's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harris County Juvenile Detention Center is 0.54, 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#7841 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harris County Juvenile 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harris County Juvenile 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
32%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harris County Juvenile Detention Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
60%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harris County Juvenile Detention Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
8%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harris County Juvenile Detention Center and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Harris County Juvenile Detention Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harris County Juvenile Detention Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.540.41
This chart display the diversity score of Harris County Juvenile Detention Center and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harris County Juvenile Detention Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameExcel Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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