Accountability rating

D

Richard Milburn Alter High School: C

Total students

156

Avg. teacher experience

8.9 years

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 9.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

49.4 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 27.9%

Statewide: 90%

Richard Milburn Academy Amarillo is a charter high school in Amarillo, TX, in the Richard Milburn Alter High School school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 156 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 99.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,073, which is $7,049 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 18.4. In the Class of 2018, 49.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 17.2%.

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Contact information

Website

www.rmaschools.org

Address

4106 Sw 51st St
Amarillo, TX 79109

Office phone number

(806) 463-2284

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Richard Milburn Academy Amarillo 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 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

156

African American

12 (7.7%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 13.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

64 (41%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 62.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

78 (50%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 21.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (1.3%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

7.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

41.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

50.0%

Two or more races

1.3%

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

99.4 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 96.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

78.8 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 68.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0.6 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 5.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

99.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

78.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.6%

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

0.6 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 5.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

26.9 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 43.4%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

14.7 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 10.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.6%

Career and technical

26.9%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

14.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

D

Richard Milburn Alter High School: C

Student achievement

C

Richard Milburn Alter High School: C

School progress

F

Richard Milburn Alter High School: F

Closing the gaps

F

Richard Milburn Alter High School: D

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

49.4 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 27.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

14.3 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 19.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 66.7%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

34.5 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 23.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 25%

Statewide: 86.4%

White

62.7 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 44.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 46.7%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

14.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

34.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

62.7%

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

17.2 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 22%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 33.3%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

34.8 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 25.4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 11.8%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

21.8 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 23.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 33.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

10.1 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 15.2%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 11.1%

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

0 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.1%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.1%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

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

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: N/A

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

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 904

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.4

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 18.3

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

29.2 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 17%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

11.1 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 4.9%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

11.1 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 4.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

29.2%

Math

11.1%

Reading + Math

11.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

6.6

African American

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 12.5%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 1.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0.9 (13.2%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 18.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4.7 (71.6%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 65.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

1 (15.2%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 1.6%

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%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

4.3 (66.1%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 70.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2.2 (33.9%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 25.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 3.9%

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

23.7

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 30.3

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

8.9 years

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 9.4 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

$47,073

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $51,172

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$42,722

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $43,356

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$43,700

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $47,674

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$46,511

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $53,181

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,107

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $57,311

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$53,988

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $56,935

Statewide: $62,039

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