Accountability rating

A

Total students

2,646

Avg. teacher experience

5.1 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

93.8 %

Statewide: 90%

Waxahachie Faith Family Academy is a charter school district in Desoto, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,646 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 81.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 60.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,110, which is $1,988 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 5.1 years of experience. The average SAT score at Waxahachie Faith Family Academy was 906. The average ACT score was 13.8. In the Class of 2018, 93.8% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.5%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Waxahachie Faith Family Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,646

African American

785 (29.7%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

4 (0.2%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,747 (66%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

95 (3.6%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

15 (0.6%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

29.7%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

66.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.6%

Two or more races

0.6%

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

81.7 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

98.2 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

50.8 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

81.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

98.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

50.8%

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

60.9 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

20.7 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

3.6 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.7 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

60.9%

Career and technical

20.7%

Gifted and talented

3.6%

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

A

Student achievement

B

School progress

B

Closing the gaps

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 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

93.8 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

95.5 %

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

94.4 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

95.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

94.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

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

0.5 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.8 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

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

30.7 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

21.3 %

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

34.9 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

Masked

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

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

21.5 %

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

27.5 %

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

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

906

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

13.8

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

33.7 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

14.1 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

13 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

33.7%

Math

14.1%

Reading + Math

13.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

148.1

African American

36.3 (24.6%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

45.6 (30.8%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

63.1 (42.6%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

3 (2%)

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0.3 (0.2%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

110.2 (74.4%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

36.5 (24.7%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (0.7%)

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

17.9

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

5.1 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

$56,110

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,424

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,032

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$60,419

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$61,892

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,720

Statewide: $62,039

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Elementary/secondary schools

Elementary schools

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