Accountability rating

D

Texans Can Academies: D

Total students

347

Avg. teacher experience

5.5 years

Texans Can Academies: 5.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

25.9 %

Texans Can Academies: 44.1%

Statewide: 90%

Houston Can Academy - Hobby is a charter high school in Dallas, TX, in the Texans Can Academies school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 347 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 95.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,741, which is $2,381 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 15.8. In the Class of 2018, 25.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 21%.

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Contact information

Website

www.texanscan.org

Address

9020 Gulf Fwy
Dallas, TX 75208

Office phone number

(832) 379-4226

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Houston Can Academy - Hobby are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

347

African American

97 (28%)

Texans Can Academies: 28%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

7 (2%)

Texans Can Academies: 1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.3%)

Texans Can Academies: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

212 (61.1%)

Texans Can Academies: 59.8%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Texans Can Academies: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

21 (6.1%)

Texans Can Academies: 7.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

9 (2.6%)

Texans Can Academies: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

28.0%

American Indian

2.0%

Asian

0.3%

Hispanic

61.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.1%

Two or more races

2.6%

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

95.4 %

Texans Can Academies: 86.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

89.6 %

Texans Can Academies: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

7.8 %

Texans Can Academies: 16.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

95.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

89.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.8%

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

7.8 %

Texans Can Academies: 16.5%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

25.1 %

Texans Can Academies: 20%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.5 %

Texans Can Academies: 8.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

7.8%

Career and technical

25.1%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

5.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

D

Texans Can Academies: D

Student achievement

C

Texans Can Academies: C

School progress

D

Texans Can Academies: C

Closing the gaps

F

Texans Can Academies: 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 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

25.9 %

Texans Can Academies: 44.1%

Statewide: 90%

African American

25 %

Texans Can Academies: 41.1%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 31%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 61.1%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

26.7 %

Texans Can Academies: 46.4%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texans Can Academies: Masked

Statewide: 86.4%

White

26.7 %

Texans Can Academies: 43.7%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 33.3%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

25.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

26.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

26.7%

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

21 %

Texans Can Academies: 13.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

14.3 %

Texans Can Academies: 15.7%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

18.8 %

Texans Can Academies: 14.5%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 20.7%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

20.8 %

Texans Can Academies: 12.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 27.3%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

22.8 %

Texans Can Academies: 12.9%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

33.3 %

Texans Can Academies: 15.7%

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 %

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Texans Can Academies: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Texans Can Academies: 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

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Texans Can Academies: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Texans Can Academies: 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

Texans Can Academies: 843

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

15.8

Texans Can Academies: 14.3

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

10.2 %

Texans Can Academies: 13.5%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

3.7 %

Texans Can Academies: 3.8%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

3.7 %

Texans Can Academies: 2.9%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

10.2%

Math

3.7%

Reading + Math

3.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

16.2

African American

11.3 (69.5%)

Texans Can Academies: 48.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Texans Can Academies: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Texans Can Academies: 3.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2 (12.2%)

Texans Can Academies: 21.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (18.3%)

Texans Can Academies: 25.3%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Texans Can Academies: 0%

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%)

Texans Can Academies: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

11.4 (70.1%)

Texans Can Academies: 74.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

4.8 (29.9%)

Texans Can Academies: 23.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Texans Can Academies: 2.1%

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

21.4

Texans Can Academies: 21.1

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

5.5 years

Texans Can Academies: 5.1 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

$51,741

Texans Can Academies: $51,124

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Texans Can Academies: $48,859

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$45,168

Texans Can Academies: $48,718

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$58,790

Texans Can Academies: $53,097

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$60,582

Texans Can Academies: $56,896

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

Texans Can Academies: $61,672

Statewide: $62,039

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