Plato Academy

  • Plato Academy serves 169 students in grades 11-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Plato Academy operates within the Ysleta Independent School District.
  • Ysleta Independent School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 169 students has declined by 37% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students169 students
Plato Academy Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender %Plato Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Plato Academy Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by GradePlato Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Plato Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Hispanic
94%
52%
Plato Academy Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
2%
13%
Plato Academy Black Students (2002-2015)
White
4%
29%
Plato Academy White Students (2003-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPlato Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.120.63
Plato Academy Diversity Score (2003-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
52%
Plato Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Plato Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ysleta Independent School District's student population of 42,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 73% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,816 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,003 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameYsleta Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
3
Number of Students Managed42,488825
Ysleta Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate82%83%
Ysleta Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$473 MM$9 MM
Ysleta Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$437 MM$10 MM
Ysleta Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,816$12,250
Ysleta Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,003$12,682
Ysleta Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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