Accountability rating

B

Richard Milburn Alter High School: C

Total students

211

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 9.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

26.3 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 27.9%

Statewide: 90%

Richard Milburn Academy Houston (S is a charter high school in Houston, TX, in the Richard Milburn Alter High School school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 211 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 91% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,692, which is $4,430 less than the state average. In the Class of 2018, 26.3% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 16.9%.

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Contact information

Website

www.rmaschools.org

Address

713 E Airtex Dr
Houston, TX 77073

Office phone number

(281) 209-3505

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Richard Milburn Academy Houston (S 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

211

African American

65 (30.8%)

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

2 (0.9%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

131 (62.1%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 62.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.5%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11 (5.2%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 21.2%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.5%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

30.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

62.1%

Pacific Islander

0.5%

White

5.2%

Two or more races

0.5%

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

91 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 96.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

62.6 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 68.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

14.7 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 5.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

91.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

62.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.7%

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

14.2 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 5.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

38.9 %

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

5.7 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 10.5%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

14.2%

Career and technical

38.9%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

5.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Richard Milburn Alter High School: C

Student achievement

B

Richard Milburn Alter High School: C

School progress

F

Richard Milburn Alter High School: F

Closing the gaps

B

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

26.3 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 27.9%

Statewide: 90%

African American

5.4 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 19.7%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 66.7%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

36.5 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 23.9%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 25%

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 44.9%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 46.7%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

5.4%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

36.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

White

Masked

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

16.9 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 22%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 33.3%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

21 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 25.4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 11.8%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

15.9 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 23.5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 33.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

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

0.8 %

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

1.1 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0.1%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

Masked

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

Masked

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

Masked

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

Masked

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

Masked

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

11.8 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 17%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

3.9 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 4.9%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

2 %

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 4.2%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

11.8%

Math

3.9%

Reading + Math

2.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

6.4

African American

2 (31.3%)

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

0.2 (3.6%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 18.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4.2 (65.1%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 65.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

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

3.6 (56.4%)

Richard Milburn Alter High School: 70.4%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2.8 (43.6%)

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

33

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

9.8 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

$49,692

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $51,172

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$43,671

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $43,356

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$46,814

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $47,674

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

N/A

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $53,181

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$60,827

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $57,311

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$54,726

Richard Milburn Alter High School: $56,935

Statewide: $62,039

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