Viola M Coleman High School
Viola M Coleman High School serves 164 students in grades 9-12.
Viola M Coleman 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
Viola M Coleman High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Viola M Coleman High School's student population of 164 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Viola M Coleman High School 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 Viola M Coleman High School is 0.49, 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 Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7894 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education
I feel there are students who just learn differently than others, self-paced with minimal distractions. This type of school is "outside of the box" in my opinion. The concept of bullying is another area that is much more restricted in this type of school environment. School should not be a "social club" but a place to get an education.
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