Matthews Learning Center

  • Matthews Learning Center serves 156 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Matthews Learning Center 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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Matthews Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Matthews Learning Center's student population of 156 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matthews Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 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 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matthews Learning Center is 0.44, 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)
Overall School Rank#7926 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
72%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
10%
28%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Graduation Rate60-64%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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