Universal Academy

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5/10
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Reviews
207
Grades
PK-12
Students
756
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have below average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
73%
State avg: 75%
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Math
65%
State avg: 75%
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Science
75%
State avg: 75%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far 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
94%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1285
State avg: 1394
Average ACT score
17
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5/10
Student progress

Worth a deeper look:

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

Average student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.

Average progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and students in this school are learning at the same rate as similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

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Students
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Hispanic
68%
Black
26%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
1%
White
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
73%
State avg: 86%
% of full time teachers who are certified
95%
State avg: 98%
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207 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2616 North MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, TX 75062
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Last modified: September 21, 2017
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