New Directions

1258 Austin Hwy Bldg 2
San Antonio, TX 78209
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
New Directions serves 66 students in grades 6-12.
New Directions 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 66 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

New Directions ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

New Directions's student population of 66 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

New Directions 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 New Directions is 0.49, 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
#7955 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
68%
53%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
6%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 New Directions's ranking?
New Directions is ranked #7955 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?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of New Directions?
The graduation rate of New Directions is 60-79%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend New Directions?
66 students attend New Directions.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of New Directions students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of New Directions?
New Directions has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does New Directions offer ?
New Directions offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is New Directions part of?
New Directions is part of Southwest Preparatory School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 66 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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