Wallace Accelerated High School

312 E 12th St
Colorado City, TX 79512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Wallace Accelerated High School serves 13 students in grades 9-12.
Wallace Accelerated High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wallace Accelerated High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Wallace Accelerated High School's student population of 13 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students13 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Wallace Accelerated High School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Wallace Accelerated High School is 0.62, 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 Testing Rank
#2870 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
46%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
39%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wallace Accelerated High School is Sweetwater Accelerated High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wallace High School (4.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sweetwater Sweetwater Accelerated High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    4.9 miles
    1205 Ragland
    Sweetwater, TX 79556
    (325) 235-4371
    4.9 9-12 19
  • Colorado City Wallace High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-11 | 6 students
    4.9 miles
    149 S Hwy 208
    Colorado City, TX 79512
    (325) 728-2392
    4.9 6-11 6
  • Colorado City Colorado El And Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 738 students
    5.7 miles
    1244 E 10th St
    Colorado City, TX 79512
    (325) 728-5312
    5.7 PK-8 738
  • Colorado City Colorado High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 242 students
    5.7 miles
    1500 N Lone Wolf Blvd
    Colorado City, TX 79512
    (325) 728-3424
    5.7 9-12 242
  • Loraine Loraine School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 159 students
    8.5 miles
    800 S Lightfoot
    Loraine, TX 79532
    (325) 737-2225
    8.5 PK-12 159

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