Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: D

Total students

276

Avg. teacher experience

9.3 years

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 9.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: N/A

Statewide: 90%

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy is an charter elementary school in Galveston, TX, in the Ambassadors Preparatory Academy school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 276 students. 30.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $44,259, which is $12,832 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 9.3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.apagalv.org

Address

5001 Ave U
Galveston, TX 77551-1866

Office phone number

(409) 762-1115

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ambassadors Preparatory Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

276

African American

122 (44.2%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 44.2%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.4%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

7 (2.5%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 2.5%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

95 (34.4%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 34.4%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

45 (16.3%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 16.3%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

6 (2.2%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 2.2%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

44.2%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

2.5%

Hispanic

34.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

16.3%

Two or more races

2.2%

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

30.4 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 30.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

79.3 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 79.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

30.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

79.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

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

0 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

6.9 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 6.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

3.6 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 3.6%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.9%

Special education

3.6%

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

D

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: D

Student achievement

D

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: D

School progress

C

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: C

Closing the gaps

F

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: F

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.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

21

African American

5.2 (24.8%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 24.8%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

8.9 (42.3%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 42.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

2 (9.4%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 9.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4.9 (23.5%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 23.5%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory 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

1 (4.7%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 4.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16.8 (79.9%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 79.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

3.2 (15.4%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 15.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

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

13.1

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 13.1

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

9.3 years

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 9.3 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

$44,259

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $44,259

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$28,542

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $28,542

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$39,813

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $39,813

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$45,665

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $45,665

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$51,069

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $51,069

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$53,330

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $53,330

Statewide: $65,449

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