Lead Academy High School

Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lead Academy High School serves 119 students in grades 9-12.
Lead Academy High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lead Academy High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Lead Academy High School's student population of 119 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Rankings

Lead Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lead Academy High School is 0.67, 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
#5501 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
33%
52%
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Black
44%
13%
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White
18%
28%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.670.64
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLongview Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lead Academy High School is Juvenile Detent Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Foster Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Longview Foster Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 736 students
    0.2 miles
    1504 Mlk
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 446-2710
    0.2 6-8 736
  • Longview Juvenile Detent Center Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 13 students
    0.3 miles
    310 Turk St
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 753-3970
    0.3 8-12 13
  • Longview Bramlette Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5
    1.0 miles
    111 Tupelo
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 803-5600
    1 1-5 n/a
  • Longview Bramlette Steam Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
    1.2 miles
    111 Tupelo
    Longview, TX 75601
    (903) 803-5600
    1.2 PK-5 453
  • Longview Playing For Keeps Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK
    1.2 miles
    510 Martin Luther King Blvd
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 381-5900
    1.2 PK n/a

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