Accountability rating

B

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): B

Total students

367

Avg. teacher experience

8.2 years

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 5.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 95.4%

Statewide: 90%

Harmony School Of Business - Dalla is an charter elementary/secondary school in Houston, TX, in the Harmony Science Academy (Waco) school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 367 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 47.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 32.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,571, which is $3,551 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Harmony School Of Business - Dalla was 1135. The average ACT score was 26.4.

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Contact information

Website

hsbdallas.harmonytx.org/

Address

9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, TX 77099

Office phone number

(214) 321-0100

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Harmony School Of Business - Dalla are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 12. 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 12.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

367

African American

77 (21%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 23.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.4%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

50 (13.6%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 11.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

165 (45%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 44%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

70 (19.1%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 18.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

5 (1.4%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 2.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

21.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

13.6%

Hispanic

45.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

19.1%

Two or more races

1.4%

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

47.7 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 41.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

54.2 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 60.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

32.7 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 27.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

47.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

54.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

32.7%

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

32.2 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 26.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

61.6 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 29.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

13.1 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 10.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.5 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

32.2%

Career and technical

61.6%

Gifted and talented

13.1%

Special education

9.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): B

Student achievement

B

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): B

School progress

B

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): B

Closing the gaps

B

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 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 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

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 95.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 98.2%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 98%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 95.8%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 92.4%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

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 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.7%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.7%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 1.4%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0%

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

14.5 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 32.5%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 27.8%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 28.6%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

27.3 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 55.4%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

7.1 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 27.4%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

15.4 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 35.8%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 41.7%

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

50 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 50.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 48.6%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 54.9%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

Masked

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 47.1%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): Masked

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 52.1%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 100%

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

1135

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 1079

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

26.4

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 21.7

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

84.8 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 88.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

84.8 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 85.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

78.8 %

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 81.3%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

84.8%

Math

84.8%

Reading + Math

78.8%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

25.8

African American

1.6 (6.2%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 12.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4.1 (16.1%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 5.6%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (7.6%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 11.7%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

18.1 (70%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 67.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 2.2%

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%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 0.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

15.6 (60.5%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 65.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

10.2 (39.5%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 32%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 1.9%

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

14.2

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 14.9

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

8.2 years

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): 5.5 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

$50,571

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): $51,123

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$10,374

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): $46,309

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,460

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): $50,747

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$51,439

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): $52,880

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$53,736

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): $54,541

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$58,858

Harmony Science Academy (Waco): $55,142

Statewide: $62,039

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