Rice Challenge Academy

Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Rice Challenge Academy serves 63 students in grades 9-12.
Rice Challenge Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Rice Challenge Academy's student population of 63 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Rankings

Rice Challenge Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rice Challenge Academy 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 Testing Rank
#7850 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
33%
28%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRice CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rice Challenge Academy is Rice High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rice Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Altair Rice High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 366 students
    0.6 miles
    1095 Raider Dr
    Altair, TX 77412
    (979) 234-3531
    0.6 9-12 366
  • Altair Rice Junior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 251 students
    0.6 miles
    1093 Raider Dr
    Altair, TX 77412
    (979) 234-3531
    0.6 6-9 251
  • Altair Eagle Lake Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 294 students
    7.3 miles
    600 Johnnie D Hutchins
    Altair, TX 77412
    (979) 234-3531
    7.3 PK-2 294
  • Altair Eagle Lake Intermediate School Math: 43% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 215 students
    8.0 miles
    701 Tate Ave
    Altair, TX 77412
    (979) 234-3531
    8 3-5 215
  • Altair Garwood Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 110 students
    9.3 miles
    7827 Hwy 71 S
    Altair, TX 77412
    (979) 234-3531
    9.3 K-5 110

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