Accountability rating

Met standard

Orenda Charter School: A

Total students

1,256

Avg. teacher experience

8.4 years

Orenda Charter School: 9.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 91.5%

Statewide: 89.7%

Gateway College Preparatory School is an charter elementary/secondary school in Georgetown, TX, in the Orenda Charter School school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 1,256 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 24.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,245, which is $5,089 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Gateway College Preparatory School was 1121. The average ACT score was 23.3. In the Class of 2017, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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 2007 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

1,256

African American

54 (4.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 4.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

51 (4.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.2%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

267 (21.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 20.9%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

815 (64.9%)

Orenda Charter School: 65.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

64 (5.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.1%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

4.3%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

4.1%

Hispanic

21.3%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

64.9%

Two or more races

5.1%

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

24.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 33.5%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

6.6 %

Orenda Charter School: 16.2%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

1.4 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.1%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

24.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

6.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

1 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.7%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

5.6 %

Orenda Charter School: 9%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

1.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

5.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Orenda Charter School: A

Student achievement

N/A

Orenda Charter School: B

School progress

N/A

Orenda Charter School: A

Closing the gaps

N/A

Orenda Charter School: A

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 91.5%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 72.2%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 97.1%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 91.7%

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 for the 2016-2017 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: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

55.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 38.7%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

37.5 %

Orenda Charter School: 30%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

85.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 85.7%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

52.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 31.6%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 24.4%

White

57 %

Orenda Charter School: 39.7%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

50.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 51.4%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

50 %

Orenda Charter School: 50%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

33.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 33.3%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

55.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 56%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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

1121

Orenda Charter School: 1126

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.3

Orenda Charter School: 23.2

Statewide: 20.3

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 2017.

Reading

84.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 70.9%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

56.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 44.2%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

56.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 43%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

84.2%

Math

56.1%

Reading + Math

56.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

71

African American

3 (4.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 4.1%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (1.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

9 (12.7%)

Orenda Charter School: 12.5%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

57 (80.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 79.2%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 2.1%

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%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

57 (80.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 79.6%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

14 (19.7%)

Orenda Charter School: 19.4%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

17.7

Orenda Charter School: 17.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

8.4 years

Orenda Charter School: 9.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$48,245

Orenda Charter School: $48,661

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$44,500

Orenda Charter School: $43,617

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$45,678

Orenda Charter School: $45,520

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$47,877

Orenda Charter School: $47,849

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$51,238

Orenda Charter School: $51,314

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$54,518

Orenda Charter School: $55,731

Statewide: $61,428

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