Waco Charter School

  • Waco Charter School serves 205 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Waco Charter School's student population of 205 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waco Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waco Charter School is 0.38, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7174 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waco Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waco Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
76%
52%
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Black
21%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waco Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.380.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waco Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWACO CHARTER SCHOOL School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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