Accountability rating

A

Orenda Charter School: B

Total students

1,300

Avg. teacher experience

8.7 years

Orenda Charter School: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 85.7%

Statewide: 90%

Gateway College Preparatory School is an charter elementary/secondary school in Georgetown, TX, in the Orenda Charter School school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,300 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 15.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,656, which is $5,466 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Gateway College Preparatory School was 1160. The average ACT score was 22.6. In the Class of 2018, 98.3% 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

1,300

African American

42 (3.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

58 (4.5%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

292 (22.5%)

Orenda Charter School: 21.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

839 (64.5%)

Orenda Charter School: 65.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

66 (5.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 4.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

3.2%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

4.5%

Hispanic

22.5%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

64.5%

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

15.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 23.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

5.6 %

Orenda Charter School: 15.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

1.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

15.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

5.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

1.2%

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

0.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

6 %

Orenda Charter School: 5.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 9.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.7%

Career and technical

6.0%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

5.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Orenda Charter School: B

Student achievement

A

Orenda Charter School: A

School progress

B

Orenda Charter School: B

Closing the gaps

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 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

98.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 85.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Orenda Charter School: 80%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 87.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

97.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 84.1%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

97.3%

Two or more races

Masked

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 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 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

52.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 36.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

40 %

Orenda Charter School: 33.3%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

50 %

Orenda Charter School: 42.9%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

44.8 %

Orenda Charter School: 28.3%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

54.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 37%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

66.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 58.3%

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

35.1 %

Orenda Charter School: 34.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

30.8 %

Orenda Charter School: 30.8%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

42 %

Orenda Charter School: 42%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

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

1160

Orenda Charter School: 1146

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.6

Orenda Charter School: 22.5

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

92.9 %

Orenda Charter School: 78.1%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

69.6 %

Orenda Charter School: 54.2%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

69.6 %

Orenda Charter School: 53.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

92.9%

Math

69.6%

Reading + Math

69.6%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

73.3

African American

3 (4.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (1.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

8 (10.9%)

Orenda Charter School: 9.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

60.3 (82.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 83.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 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

59.5 (81.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 79.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

13.8 (18.8%)

Orenda Charter School: 19.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

17.7

Orenda Charter School: 16.9

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

8.7 years

Orenda Charter School: 9.7 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

$48,656

Orenda Charter School: $49,057

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$44,474

Orenda Charter School: $44,018

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$46,164

Orenda Charter School: $45,628

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,767

Orenda Charter School: $48,529

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$51,420

Orenda Charter School: $51,804

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,012

Orenda Charter School: $56,564

Statewide: $62,039

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