Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Total students

4,515

Avg. teacher experience

6.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

96.2 %

Statewide: 90.3%

Harmony Science Academy (Austin) is a charter school district in Houston, TX. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 4,515 students. 60.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 45.9% 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 B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 96.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.8% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Harmony Science Academy (Austin) was 1028 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 20.3.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,564, which is $3,077 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 6.4 years of experience.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Harmony Science Academy (Austin) are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

4,515

African American

497 (11%)

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

4 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

970 (21.5%)

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

2,299 (50.9%)

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

652 (14.4%)

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

91 (2%)

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

11.0%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

21.5%

Hispanic

50.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

14.4%

Two or more races

2.0%

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

60.6 %

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

63.2 %

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

46.8 %

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

60.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

63.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

46.8%

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

45.9 %

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

9.2 %

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

7.1 %

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

45.9%

Gifted and talented

9.2%

Special education

7.1%

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)

B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

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

96.2 %

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

87.5 %

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

96.3 %

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

96.7 %

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

87.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

96.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.7%

Two or more races

100.0%

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

0.8 %

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

1.3 %

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.9 %

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

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

7.2 %

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

7.3 %

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

3 %

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.8 %

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 7.2%

White

8.7 %

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

7.7 %

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

29.5 %

Statewide: 22%

African American

33.3 %

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

44.9 %

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

24.8 %

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

31.4 %

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

57.1 %

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

54.7 %

Statewide: 59%

African American

54.5 %

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

68.2 %

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

52.4 %

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Statewide: 58.9%

White

43.8 %

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

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

1028

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.3

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

78.4 %

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

76.9 %

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

71.2 %

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

78.4%

Math

76.9%

Reading + Math

71.2%

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

270.4

African American

23.5 (8.7%)

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

11.5 (4.3%)

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

69.5 (25.7%)

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.7%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

155.9 (57.7%)

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

8 (2.9%)

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%)

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

191.6 (70.9%)

Statewide: 73%

Master's

73.4 (27.2%)

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

5.4 (2%)

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

16.7

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

6.4 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

$54,564

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$51,721

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$52,774

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,590

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,608

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$61,078

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$61,841

Statewide: $69,974

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