Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Orenda Charter School: B

Total students

1,456

Avg. teacher experience

10.6 years

Orenda Charter School: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 89.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

Gateway College Preparatory School is an charter elementary/secondary school in Georgetown, TX, in the Orenda Charter School school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,456 students. 31.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1.4% 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 A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Gateway College Preparatory School was 1101 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.3.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,805, which is $4,836 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 10.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.gatewaycps.org

Address

3360 Westinghouse Rd
Georgetown, TX 78626

Office phone number

(512) 868-4947

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Gateway College Preparatory School 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 23.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 12.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,456

African American

72 (4.9%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

3 (0.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

98 (6.7%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

344 (23.6%)

Orenda Charter School: 23.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

861 (59.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 60%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

76 (5.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.4%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

4.9%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

6.7%

Hispanic

23.6%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

59.1%

Two or more races

5.2%

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

31.8 %

Orenda Charter School: 38.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

7.4 %

Orenda Charter School: 14.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

1.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 2.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

31.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

7.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.9%

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

1.4 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.6%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

6.5 %

Orenda Charter School: 11%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

1.4%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

6.5%

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)

A

Orenda Charter School: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Orenda Charter School: A

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Orenda Charter School: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Orenda Charter School: 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

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 89.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 83.3%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 91.9%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

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 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 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

1.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 4.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

1.5 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 4.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

2.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

1.6 %

Orenda Charter School: 4.8%

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

44.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 33.9%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: 40%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

46.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 34.9%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

42.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 32.5%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

62.5 %

Orenda Charter School: 62.5%

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

51.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 51.7%

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

20 %

Orenda Charter School: 20%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

63.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 63.2%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

80 %

Orenda Charter School: 80%

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

1101

Orenda Charter School: 1101

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.3

Orenda Charter School: 22.1

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

76.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 73.3%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

55.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 48.9%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

54.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 47.8%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

76.3%

Math

55.9%

Reading + Math

54.2%

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

79.4

African American

5 (6.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1 (1.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7 (8.8%)

Orenda Charter School: 6.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

65.4 (82.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 85.3%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.9%

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%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

60.6 (76.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 78.8%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

17.8 (22.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 20.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (1.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.9%

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

18.3

Orenda Charter School: 17

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

10.6 years

Orenda Charter School: 11.3 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

$52,805

Orenda Charter School: $53,125

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$46,335

Orenda Charter School: $46,169

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,381

Orenda Charter School: $47,836

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$51,590

Orenda Charter School: $51,420

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$55,603

Orenda Charter School: $56,019

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$59,136

Orenda Charter School: $59,093

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$59,386

Orenda Charter School: $66,141

Statewide: $69,974

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