North Plains Opportunity Center

  • North Plains Opportunity Center serves 50 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • North Plains Opportunity Center's student population of 50 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students50 students
Gender %This chart display gender of North Plains Opportunity Center
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of North Plains Opportunity Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • North Plains Opportunity Center's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Plains Opportunity Center is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7676 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
72%
Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
82%
52%
Black
2%
13%
White
14%
28%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Plains Opportunity Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.310.41
Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDumas Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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This is by far the best school that I have ever gone to. I used to hate going to school, but the teachers motivated me and showed me the importance of getting my education. The school has high expectations but also gives lots of rewards for doing things that are going to make you successful!
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