Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Advantage Academy: C

Total students

1,396

Avg. teacher experience

5.3 years

Advantage Academy: 5.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.4 %

Advantage Academy: 96.4%

Statewide: 90%

Advantage Academy is an charter elementary/secondary school in Dallas, TX, in the Advantage Academy school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,396 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 66.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 21.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,607, which is $9,484 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Advantage Academy was 1078. In the Class of 2019, 96.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.5%.

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Contact information

Website

www.advantageacademy.org

Address

618 W Wheatland Rd
Dallas, TX 75116

Office phone number

(214) 276-5800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Advantage Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,396

African American

416 (29.8%)

Advantage Academy: 29.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Advantage Academy: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

19 (1.4%)

Advantage Academy: 1.4%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

810 (58%)

Advantage Academy: 58%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

133 (9.5%)

Advantage Academy: 9.5%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

17 (1.2%)

Advantage Academy: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

29.8%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

1.4%

Hispanic

58.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

9.5%

Two or more races

1.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

66.5 %

Advantage Academy: 66.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

77.9 %

Advantage Academy: 77.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

24.7 %

Advantage Academy: 24.7%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

66.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

77.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

24.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

21.6 %

Advantage Academy: 21.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

31.7 %

Advantage Academy: 31.7%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

1.9 %

Advantage Academy: 1.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.7 %

Advantage Academy: 5.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

21.6%

Career and technical

31.7%

Gifted and talented

1.9%

Special education

5.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

C

Advantage Academy: C

Student achievement

C

Advantage Academy: C

School progress

C

Advantage Academy: C

Closing the gaps

C

Advantage Academy: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

96.4 %

Advantage Academy: 96.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

95 %

Advantage Academy: 95%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

95.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.5 %

Advantage Academy: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

2.1 %

Advantage Academy: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1078

Advantage Academy: 1078

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2019.

Reading

44.8 %

Advantage Academy: 44.8%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

13.8 %

Advantage Academy: 13.8%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

13.8 %

Advantage Academy: 13.8%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

44.8%

Math

13.8%

Reading + Math

13.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

70.8

African American

39 (55.1%)

Advantage Academy: 55.1%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.7 (9.5%)

Advantage Academy: 9.5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.1 (35.4%)

Advantage Academy: 35.4%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

36.8 (52%)

Advantage Academy: 52%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

33 (46.6%)

Advantage Academy: 46.6%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (1.4%)

Advantage Academy: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

19.7

Advantage Academy: 19.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

5.3 years

Advantage Academy: 5.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$47,607

Advantage Academy: $47,607

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$44,205

Advantage Academy: $44,205

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$44,897

Advantage Academy: $44,897

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$51,043

Advantage Academy: $51,043

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,297

Advantage Academy: $55,297

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$59,000

Advantage Academy: $59,000

Statewide: $65,449

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