Kipp Truth Academy

Kipp Truth Academy serves 477 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Kipp Truth Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Kipp Truth Academy's student population of 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Kipp Truth Academy is 0.62, 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)
(17-18)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
46%
52%
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Black
40%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKIPP Dallas-Fort Worth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kipp Truth Academy is South Oak Cliff High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Boude Storey Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Neely Bryan Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas John Neely Bryan Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
    0.5 miles
    2001 Deer Path Dr
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (972) 502-8500
    0.5 PK-5 414
  • Dallas Boude Storey Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 589 students
    0.7 miles
    3000 Maryland Ave
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (972) 925-8700
    0.7 6-8 589
  • Dallas H I Holland El At Lisbon Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
    0.8 miles
    4203 S Lancaster Rd
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (972) 749-1900
    0.8 PK-5 412
  • Dallas Oliver Wendell Holmes Humanities/communications Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
    0.8 miles
    2001 E Kiest Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (972) 925-8500
    0.8 6-8 806
  • Dallas South Oak Cliff High School Math: 49% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,204 student
    0.9 miles
    3601 S Marsalis Ave
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (214) 932-7000
    0.9 9-12 1,204

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