Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Por Vida Academy: D

Total students

88

Avg. teacher experience

11.1 years

Por Vida Academy: 8.6 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

60.4 %

Por Vida Academy: 66.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

Por Vida Academy Charter High School is a charter high school in San Antonio, TX, in the Por Vida Academy school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 88 students. 85.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 60.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 18.4% during the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,906, which is $4,735 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.1 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.porvidaacademy.org

Address

1135 Mission Rd
San Antonio, TX 78210-4598

Office phone number

(210) 775-1132

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Por Vida Academy Charter High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

88

African American

3 (3.4%)

Por Vida Academy: 2.9%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

82 (93.2%)

Por Vida Academy: 89.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (2.3%)

Por Vida Academy: 5.1%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

1 (1.1%)

Por Vida Academy: 1.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

3.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

93.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

2.3%

Two or more races

1.1%

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

85.2 %

Por Vida Academy: 81.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

88.6 %

Por Vida Academy: 79.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

3.4 %

Por Vida Academy: 2.9%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

85.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.4%

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

0 %

Por Vida Academy: 0.7%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

12.5 %

Por Vida Academy: 10.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

12.5%

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)

C

Por Vida Academy: D

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Por Vida Academy: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Por Vida Academy: F

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

D

Por Vida Academy: F

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

60.4 %

Por Vida Academy: 66.2%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

60.7 %

Por Vida Academy: 67.4%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

N/A

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

60.7%

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

18.4 %

Por Vida Academy: 16%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

Masked

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

18.9 %

Por Vida Academy: 16.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

Masked

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Por Vida Academy: Masked

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

63.3 %

Por Vida Academy: 59%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

Por Vida Academy: 100%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

63.6 %

Por Vida Academy: 59.5%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

Masked

Por Vida Academy: 28.6%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Por Vida Academy: Masked

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

0 %

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

0 %

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

Masked

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Por Vida Academy: Masked

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

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

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

Por Vida Academy: Masked

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Por Vida Academy: 16.7

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

1.4 %

Por Vida Academy: 8.9%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

0 %

Por Vida Academy: 4.1%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

0 %

Por Vida Academy: 3.3%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

1.4%

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

7.1

African American

1 (13.6%)

Por Vida Academy: 6.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.9 (54.4%)

Por Vida Academy: 65.4%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2.3 (32%)

Por Vida Academy: 28.2%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

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%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

5.2 (72.9%)

Por Vida Academy: 87.1%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

1.9 (27.1%)

Por Vida Academy: 12.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Por Vida Academy: 0%

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

12.3

Por Vida Academy: 9

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

11.1 years

Por Vida Academy: 8.6 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

$52,906

Por Vida Academy: $51,886

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$48,817

Por Vida Academy: $47,810

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$55,808

Por Vida Academy: $53,643

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$55,685

Por Vida Academy: $55,685

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$55,790

Por Vida Academy: $55,790

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Por Vida Academy: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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