Advantage Academy

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
79
Grades
PK-12
Students
1,633
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
57%
State avg: 75%
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Math
54%
State avg: 75%
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Writing
48%
State avg: 70%
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4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(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 schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 19%
3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making 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.

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

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 many 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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Hispanic
61%
Black
19%
White
17%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
1633 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
86%
State avg: 14%
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79 Reviews
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Neighborhood
618 West Wheatland Road
Duncanville, TX 75116
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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