Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: B

Total students

60

Avg. teacher experience

19 years

Orenda Charter School: 11.3 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 89.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

New Horizons is an charter elementary/secondary school in Goldthwaite, TX, in the Orenda Charter School school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 60 students. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 3.3% 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 Not rated for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $62,584, which is $4,943 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 19 years of experience.

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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 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

60

African American

8 (13.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.6%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

1 (1.7%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.4%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

11 (18.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 23.3%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

38 (63.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 60%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

2 (3.3%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.4%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

13.3%

American Indian

1.7%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

18.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

63.3%

Two or more races

3.3%

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: 38.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Orenda Charter School: 14.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 2.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.3%

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

3.3 %

Orenda Charter School: 1.6%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

61.7 %

Orenda Charter School: 11%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

3.3%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

61.7%

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)

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: A

School progress (2018-2019)

Not rated

Orenda Charter School: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

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 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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 89.5%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 83.3%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 91.9%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

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 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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 4.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 4.1%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 33.9%

Statewide: 22%

African American

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 40%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 34.9%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 32.5%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: Masked

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 20%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Orenda Charter School: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 63.2%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 73.3%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 48.9%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

N/A

Orenda Charter School: 47.8%

Statewide: 43.2%

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) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

8.3

African American

1 (12.1%)

Orenda Charter School: 5.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 6.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Orenda Charter School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7.3 (87.9%)

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

6 (72.4%)

Orenda Charter School: 78.8%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2.3 (27.6%)

Orenda Charter School: 20.3%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

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

7.2

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

19 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

$62,584

Orenda Charter School: $53,125

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Orenda Charter School: $46,169

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

N/A

Orenda Charter School: $47,836

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,423

Orenda Charter School: $51,420

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$60,787

Orenda Charter School: $56,019

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$65,856

Orenda Charter School: $59,093

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$72,899

Orenda Charter School: $66,141

Statewide: $69,974

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