Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Advantage Academy: C

Total students

1,207

Avg. teacher experience

5.6 years

Advantage Academy: 5.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Advantage Academy: 100%

Statewide: 90.3%

Advantage Academy is an charter elementary/secondary school in Dallas, TX, in the Advantage Academy school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,207 students. 87.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1% during the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $51,124, which is $6,517 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 5.6 years of experience.

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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 2007 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,207

African American

381 (31.6%)

Advantage Academy: 31.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Advantage Academy: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

14 (1.2%)

Advantage Academy: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

687 (56.9%)

Advantage Academy: 56.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.2%)

Advantage Academy: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

107 (8.9%)

Advantage Academy: 8.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

14 (1.2%)

Advantage Academy: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

31.6%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.2%

Hispanic

56.9%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

8.9%

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

87.4 %

Advantage Academy: 87.4%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

81.4 %

Advantage Academy: 81.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

25.5 %

Advantage Academy: 25.5%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

87.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

81.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

25.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

22 %

Advantage Academy: 22%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

3.9 %

Advantage Academy: 3.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

7.3 %

Advantage Academy: 7.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

22.0%

Gifted and talented

3.9%

Special education

7.3%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Advantage Academy: C

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Advantage Academy: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Advantage Academy: C

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

100 %

Advantage Academy: 100%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

100 %

Advantage Academy: 100%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

100 %

Advantage Academy: 100%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Advantage Academy: 100%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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 %

Advantage Academy: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

1.3 %

Advantage Academy: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

8.9 %

Advantage Academy: 8.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

10.6 %

Advantage Academy: 10.6%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.4 %

Advantage Academy: 7.4%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

14 %

Advantage Academy: 14%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

0 %

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 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: 59%

African American

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

Masked

Advantage Academy: Masked

Statewide: 20.2

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 students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

28.1 %

Advantage Academy: 28.1%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

3.1 %

Advantage Academy: 3.1%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

3.1 %

Advantage Academy: 3.1%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

28.1%

Math

3.1%

Reading + Math

3.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

56.6

African American

17.8 (31.5%)

Advantage Academy: 31.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1 (1.8%)

Advantage Academy: 1.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.8 (12%)

Advantage Academy: 12%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

29.9 (52.9%)

Advantage Academy: 52.9%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

1 (1.8%)

Advantage Academy: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.2%

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: 1.2%

Bachelor's

33.7 (59.5%)

Advantage Academy: 59.5%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

22.9 (40.5%)

Advantage Academy: 40.5%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Advantage Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

21.3

Advantage Academy: 21.3

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

5.6 years

Advantage Academy: 5.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$51,124

Advantage Academy: $51,124

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$45,445

Advantage Academy: $45,445

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,928

Advantage Academy: $48,928

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$52,657

Advantage Academy: $52,657

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$59,403

Advantage Academy: $59,403

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$61,725

Advantage Academy: $61,725

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Advantage Academy: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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