South Plains Academy Charter High School

  • South Plains Academy Charter High School serves 200 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Plains Academy Charter High School 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 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Plains Academy Charter High School's student population of 200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Plains Academy Charter High School 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 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Plains Academy Charter High School is 0.31, which is less 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#7936 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
82%
52%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
10%
28%
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.310.64
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Graduation Rate75-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Plains Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to South Plains Academy Charter High School is Homebound (1.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Slaton Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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