Pathfinder Achievement Center

  • Pathfinder Achievement Center serves 55 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pathfinder Achievement 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 3:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Pathfinder Achievement Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Pathfinder Achievement Center's student population of 55 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pathfinder Achievement 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 3:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pathfinder Achievement Center is 0.70, 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 School Rank#7476 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pathfinder Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pathfinder Achievement Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
42%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pathfinder Achievement Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pathfinder Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.700.64
This chart display the diversity score of Pathfinder Achievement Center and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (12-13)<50%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pathfinder Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pathfinder Achievement Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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