Kipp Truth Academy

1545 S Ewing Ave
Dallas, TX 75216
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kipp Truth Academy serves 463 students in grades 5-8.
Kipp Truth Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kipp Truth Academy's student population of 463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Truth Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Kipp Truth Academy is 0.52, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7077 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
56%
53%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
2%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kipp Truth Academy's ranking?
Kipp Truth Academy is ranked #7077 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Kipp Truth Academy?
463 students attend Kipp Truth Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Kipp Truth Academy students are Hispanic, 41% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Truth Academy?
Kipp Truth Academy has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kipp Truth Academy offer ?
Kipp Truth Academy offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Kipp Truth Academy part of?
Kipp Truth Academy is part of KIPP Texas Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 463 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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