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District Fact Sheet

Superintendent: Melissa M. Chavez, Ph.D. 
 
Accredited Public Charter School

School First Rating for Charter Schools: Superior Achievement

Accountability Rating: Met Alternative Standard

PBM Special Education Monitoring Results Status: Completed - Stage 1

NCLB Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP): Missed AYP due to Mathematics and Reading Performance. 
 
Charter Information
  • Initially Chartered in 1998 as an open-enrollment charter school
  • Second Generation Charter School
  • Charter was renewed in 2003 and again in 2014 as a university charter school
 
Student Population
 
  • Serve students in kindergarten through twelfth grade
  • Current enrollment averages 467 students
  • Ethnic distribution:
    • African American 14.79%
    • Hispanic 29.49%
    • White 48.77%
    • Native American .68%
    • Asian/Pacific Islander 1.22%
    • 2 or more races- 5.05%
  • Economically Disadvantaged students 61.83%
  • At-Risk 96.1%
  • Special Education 41.4%
  • Mobility 77.3%
  • LEP 1.33%
 
Graduates, Class of 2014
  • Graduation Types, including special education:
    • Minimum High School Program-27 Students
    • Recommended High School Program- 11 Students
    • Special Education Graduates - 9 Students
  • About 120 staff and faculty members
 
Locations
 
  • Austin, 5 campuses and the district office
  • Buda
  • Driftwood
  • Georgetown
  • Houston
  • Mountain Home
  • Richmond
  • San Antonio
  • Waco