Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Universal Academy: A

Total students

1,662

Avg. teacher experience

3.6 years

Universal Academy: 4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

85.7 %

Universal Academy: 92.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

Universal Academy - Coppell is an charter elementary/secondary school in Irving, TX, in the Universal Academy school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 1,662 students. 41.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 39.5% 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 A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 85.7% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average SAT score at Universal Academy - Coppell was 942 for 2019-2020 graduates.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $54,544, which is $3,097 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 3.6 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

2616 N Macarthur Academy
Irving, TX 75062

Office phone number

(972) 393-5834

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Universal Academy - Coppell 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 22.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,662

African American

170 (10.2%)

Universal Academy: 16.4%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

5 (0.3%)

Universal Academy: 0.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1,406 (84.6%)

Universal Academy: 60.1%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

44 (2.6%)

Universal Academy: 20.7%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

26 (1.6%)

Universal Academy: 1.5%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

11 (0.7%)

Universal Academy: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

10.2%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

84.6%

Hispanic

2.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.6%

Two or more races

0.7%

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

41.5 %

Universal Academy: 43.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

2.9 %

Universal Academy: 26.8%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

40.8 %

Universal Academy: 42.5%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

41.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

2.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

40.8%

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

39.5 %

Universal Academy: 41.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

10.3 %

Universal Academy: 7.8%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

2.2 %

Universal Academy: 2.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

39.5%

Gifted and talented

10.3%

Special education

2.2%

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)

A

Universal Academy: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Universal Academy: A

School progress (2018-2019)

A

Universal Academy: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Universal Academy: 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

85.7 %

Universal Academy: 92.9%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

Universal Academy: 92.3%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

Masked

Universal Academy: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

Masked

Universal Academy: 100%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

Masked

Universal Academy: Masked

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

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

0 %

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

Masked

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

Masked

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Universal 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

3.2 %

Universal Academy: 3.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Universal Academy: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

5.9 %

Universal Academy: 5.9%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

2.2 %

Universal Academy: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11.4 %

Universal Academy: 4.8%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

9.4 %

Universal Academy: 7.7%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

7.1 %

Universal Academy: 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

0 %

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

0 %

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

Masked

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

Masked

Universal Academy: Masked

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Universal 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

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Universal 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

942

Universal Academy: 927

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Universal Academy: 19.8

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

80 %

Universal Academy: 58.3%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

60 %

Universal Academy: 37.5%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

60 %

Universal Academy: 33.3%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

80.0%

Math

60.0%

Reading + Math

60.0%

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

92.2

African American

22.1 (23.9%)

Universal Academy: 35.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

1.9 (2.1%)

Universal Academy: 1.4%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

18.4 (19.9%)

Universal Academy: 14.3%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7.6 (8.3%)

Universal Academy: 10.1%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

41.3 (44.8%)

Universal Academy: 37.1%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.9 (1%)

Universal Academy: 1.4%

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%)

Universal Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

73.9 (80.2%)

Universal Academy: 78%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

17.7 (19.2%)

Universal Academy: 21.2%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0.5 (0.5%)

Universal Academy: 0.7%

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

18

Universal Academy: 17.3

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

3.6 years

Universal Academy: 4 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

$54,544

Universal Academy: $54,234

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$53,307

Universal Academy: $52,571

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$53,699

Universal Academy: $53,543

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$60,111

Universal Academy: $58,928

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,958

Universal Academy: $57,818

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$53,625

Universal Academy: $53,625

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Universal Academy: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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