Accountability rating

A

Idea Public Schools: B

Total students

141

Avg. teacher experience

4.2 years

Idea Public Schools: 5.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 99.1%

Statewide: 90%

Idea Toros College Preparatory is an charter elementary/secondary school in Pharr, TX, in the Idea Public Schools school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 141 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 30.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 23.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,006, which is $7,116 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 20.9.

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Contact information

Address

1000 E Owassa Rd
Pharr, TX 78577

Office phone number

(956) 961-7807

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Idea Toros College Preparatory 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

141

African American

1 (0.7%)

Idea Public Schools: 4.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

135 (95.7%)

Idea Public Schools: 90.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (3.5%)

Idea Public Schools: 4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

95.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.5%

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

30.5 %

Idea Public Schools: 52.8%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

91.5 %

Idea Public Schools: 87.1%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

23.4 %

Idea Public Schools: 36%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

30.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

91.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.4%

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

23.4 %

Idea Public Schools: 34.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Idea Public Schools: 3.8%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

0 %

Idea Public Schools: 5.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

23.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

N/A

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Idea Public Schools: B

Student achievement

A

Idea Public Schools: B

School progress

A

Idea Public Schools: A

Closing the gaps

B

Idea Public Schools: 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

Idea Public Schools: 99.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Idea Public Schools: Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 99%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Idea Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 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 %

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 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

97.8 %

Idea Public Schools: 91.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 100%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 96.4%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

95.5 %

Idea Public Schools: 91.7%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Idea Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 89.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 100%

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

31.1 %

Idea Public Schools: 42.6%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 35.7%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: Masked

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 63%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

31 %

Idea Public Schools: 42.2%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Idea Public Schools: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 46.3%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 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

N/A

Idea Public Schools: 1118

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

20.9

Idea Public Schools: 21.3

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

77.3 %

Idea Public Schools: 70.9%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

72.7 %

Idea Public Schools: 69.6%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

63.6 %

Idea Public Schools: 57.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

77.3%

Math

72.7%

Reading + Math

63.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

2

African American

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 6.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1.3 (65.4%)

Idea Public Schools: 78.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0.7 (34.6%)

Idea Public Schools: 12.9%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.4%

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%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

0.9 (43.3%)

Idea Public Schools: 85.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

1.2 (56.7%)

Idea Public Schools: 13.9%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Idea Public Schools: 0.2%

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

Masked

Idea Public Schools: 22

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

4.2 years

Idea Public Schools: 5.1 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

$47,006

Idea Public Schools: $50,284

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$43,729

Idea Public Schools: $49,870

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,070

Idea Public Schools: $50,122

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,300

Idea Public Schools: $50,525

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$71,717

Idea Public Schools: $50,282

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

Idea Public Schools: $53,704

Statewide: $62,039

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