Plato Academy

  • Plato Academy serves 169 students in grades 11-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • 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 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 169 students
Plato Academy Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Plato Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Plato Academy Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by Grade Plato Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Plato Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Plato Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.12 0.41
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.
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Plato Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
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Plato Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

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 $9,702 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,751 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ysleta Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
3
Number of Students Managed 42,488 825
Ysleta Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
Ysleta Independent School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $424 MM $10 MM
Ysleta Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $426 MM $10 MM
Ysleta Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,702 $11,604
Ysleta Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,751 $11,458
Ysleta Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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