Accountability rating

C

Gateway Academy Charter District: B

Total students

130

Avg. teacher experience

4.7 years

Gateway Academy Charter District: 8.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

83.7 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 68.1%

Statewide: 90%

Gateway Academy-Sierra Vista Chart is a charter high school in Laredo, TX, in the Gateway Academy Charter District school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 130 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 93.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 54.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $37,884, which is $16,238 less than the state average. In the Class of 2018, 83.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Website

www.triumphpublicschools.org

Address

4620 S Lucy
Laredo, TX 78046

Office phone number

(956) 723-0345

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Gateway Academy-Sierra Vista Chart are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

130

African American

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

130 (100%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 99.3%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

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

93.8 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 93.1%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

92.3 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 87.5%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

54.6 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 45.9%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

93.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

92.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

54.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

54.6 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 45.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

44.6 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 40.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.6 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 13.1%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

54.6%

Career and technical

44.6%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

14.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Gateway Academy Charter District: B

Student achievement

B

Gateway Academy Charter District: B

School progress

B

Gateway Academy Charter District: A

Closing the gaps

F

Gateway Academy Charter District: D

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

83.7 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 68.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

83.7 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 68.1%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

83.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

0 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

Masked

Gateway Academy Charter District: Masked

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 4.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 4.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

Gateway Academy Charter District: 66.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: 66.7%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: N/A

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: 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 2018.

Reading

8.6 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 5.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

1.7 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 1%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

1.7 %

Gateway Academy Charter District: 1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

8.6%

Math

1.7%

Reading + Math

1.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

6

African American

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

6 (100%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 100%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 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%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

4 (66.5%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 80%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2 (33.5%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 20%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Gateway Academy Charter District: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

21.8

Gateway Academy Charter District: 20.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

4.7 years

Gateway Academy Charter District: 8.7 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

$37,884

Gateway Academy Charter District: $40,192

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$36,963

Gateway Academy Charter District: $36,963

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: $37,136

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$38,815

Gateway Academy Charter District: $38,815

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: $45,246

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

Gateway Academy Charter District: $45,603

Statewide: $62,039

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