Helping Hand

  • Helping Hand serves 24 students in grades 1-7.
  • 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.
  • Helping Hand 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 student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Helping Hand's student population of 24 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-7
Total Students24 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helping Hand 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Helping Hand 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%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
20%
52%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
51%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity Of Texas University Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • Austin Lee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 443 students
    0.8 miles
    3308 Hampton Rd
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 414-2098
    0.8 PK-6 443
  • Austin Texas School For The Blind Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 127 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 W 45th St
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 206-9167
    0.8 1-12 127
  • Austin Bryker Woods Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 458 students
    0.9 miles
    3309 Kerbey Ln
    Austin, TX 78703
    (512) 414-2054
    0.9 PK-6 458
  • Austin Ridgetop Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    1.3 miles
    5005 Caswell Ave
    Austin, TX 78751
    (512) 414-4469
    1.3 PK-5 371
  • Austin Rosedale Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 232 students
    1.3 miles
    2117 W 49th St
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 414-3617
    1.3 PK-12 232

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