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Academy of Careers and Technologies Charter School

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5503 Grissom Rd Ste 102
San Antonio, TX 78250
Bexar County
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PH: (210) 534-9690
FAX: (210) 572-5321

  • Grades 9-12
  • 188 students
  • 1 school

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 TAKS Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 9

English Language Arts
 93% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

Math
 38% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 18% (2009)
 17% (2008)
 22% (2007)
 0% (2006)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 10

Social Studies
 82% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 36% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

Science
 69% (2011)
 50% (2010)
 33% (2009)
 16% (2008)
 22% (2007)
 9% (2006)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 79% (2011)
 100% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 67% (2007)
 41% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

Math
 54% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 16% (2008)
 39% (2007)
 0% (2006)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 11

Social Studies
 90% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 60% (2007)
 50% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

Science
Data not available for this district (2013)
 80% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 55% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 32% (2008)
 42% (2007)
 9% (2006)
The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 73% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 47% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

Math
Data not available for this district (2013)
 44% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 12% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 25% (2007)
 18% (2006)
The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11.
  • TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas.
  • The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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 TAKS Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 11
Social StudiesThis District
All Students90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a

ScienceThis District
Subgroup results not available

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a

MathThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: TX Education Agency, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11.
  • TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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 Accountability Rating



In 2010-2011 this district was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency. In 2009-2010, this district was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable". In 2008-2009, this district was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

About the Accountability Ratings

  • Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district.
  • The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12.
  • Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable.
  • Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

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 Gold Performance Acknowledgments

No acknowledgment data was reported for this district.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2007-2008

About the GPA

  • Texas uses the Gold Performance Acknowledgments (GPA) to recognize schools and districts for performance on a range of indicators including, among others, test results in specific subject areas, college admission test results and attendance rates.
  • To be considered for the GPA, schools must have an Accountability Rating of "Academically Acceptable" or higher and must meet the acknowledgment criteria for one or more of the indicators. For example, to receive a GPA for attendance, Academically Acceptable high schools must meet the state's minimum acknowledgment threshold of 95% attendance rate.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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