Accountability rating

B

Vanguard Academy: A

Total students

924

Avg. teacher experience

5.6 years

Vanguard Academy: 6.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Vanguard Mozart is an charter elementary/secondary school in Pharr, TX, in the Vanguard Academy school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 924 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 73.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 44% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,647, which is $2,525 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

vanguardacademy.edu

Address

P O Box 730
Pharr, TX 78577

Office phone number

(956) 702-2548

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Vanguard Mozart are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

924

African American

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

915 (99%)

Vanguard Academy: 98.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

8 (0.9%)

Vanguard Academy: 0.7%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

1 (0.1%)

Vanguard Academy: 0.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.9%

Two or more races

0.1%

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

73.1 %

Vanguard Academy: 70.5%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

89.6 %

Vanguard Academy: 83.8%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

44.6 %

Vanguard Academy: 42.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

73.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

89.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

44.6%

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

44 %

Vanguard Academy: 41.7%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

18.6 %

Vanguard Academy: 19.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.6 %

Vanguard Academy: 4.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

44.0%

Career and technical

18.6%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

6.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

B

Vanguard Academy: A

Student achievement

B

Vanguard Academy: A

School progress

B

Vanguard Academy: A

Closing the gaps

B

Vanguard Academy: A

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

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

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

0 %

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

Masked

Vanguard Academy: Masked

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Vanguard Academy: Masked

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

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 48.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 47.9%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

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

Vanguard Academy: 26.7%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 27.6%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Vanguard Academy: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Vanguard Academy: Masked

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

Vanguard Academy: 1030

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 20.4

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

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 98.4%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 95.2%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

N/A

Vanguard Academy: 93.7%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

N/A

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).

Total teacher FTEs

60.7

African American

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

60.7 (100%)

Vanguard Academy: 97.5%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 2.5%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 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%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

45.3 (74.7%)

Vanguard Academy: 77.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

15.4 (25.3%)

Vanguard Academy: 22.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Vanguard Academy: 0%

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

15.2

Vanguard Academy: 16.9

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

5.6 years

Vanguard Academy: 6.7 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

$56,647

Vanguard Academy: $57,031

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

N/A

Vanguard Academy: $53,075

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,489

Vanguard Academy: $54,222

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$56,761

Vanguard Academy: $57,200

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$62,739

Vanguard Academy: $62,249

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

N/A

Vanguard Academy: $69,040

Statewide: $62,039

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