Accountability rating

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: B

Total students

67

Avg. teacher experience

16.6 years

Orenda Charter School: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 85.7%

Statewide: 90%

New Horizons is an charter elementary/secondary school in Goldthwaite, TX, in the Orenda Charter School school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 67 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,614, which is $2,492 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.orendaeducation.org

Address

P O Box 549
Goldthwaite, TX 76844

Office phone number

(325) 938-5513

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in New Horizons 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

67

African American

10 (14.9%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.5%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

11 (16.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 21.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41 (61.2%)

Orenda Charter School: 65.9%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

5 (7.5%)

Orenda Charter School: 4.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

14.9%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

16.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

61.2%

Two or more races

7.5%

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

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 23.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 15.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.3%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.0%

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

3 %

Orenda Charter School: 0.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 5.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

52.2 %

Orenda Charter School: 9.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

3.0%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

52.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: B

Student achievement

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: A

School progress

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 85.7%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 80%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 87.5%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 84.1%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 1.7%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 36.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 33.3%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 42.9%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 28.3%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 37%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 34.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 30.8%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 42%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 78.1%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 54.2%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 53.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

9

African American

1 (11.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 3.9%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 9.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

8 (88.9%)

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

6 (66.7%)

Orenda Charter School: 79.8%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3 (33.3%)

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

7.4

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

16.6 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

$56,614

Orenda Charter School: $49,057

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Orenda Charter School: $44,018

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$48,486

Orenda Charter School: $45,628

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,539

Orenda Charter School: $48,529

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,006

Orenda Charter School: $51,804

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,492

Orenda Charter School: $56,564

Statewide: $62,039

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