Gateway Charter Academy - Middle -

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
10
Grades
6-12
Students
343
Type
Public charter
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Reading
65%
State avg: 75%
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Math
34%
State avg: 73%
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Writing
57%
State avg: 70%
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6/10
College readiness
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Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 19%
1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
98%
Hispanic
1%
White
1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
319 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
0%
State avg: 14%
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Neighborhood
1015 East Wheatland Road
Dallas, TX 75241
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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