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Dallas Can Academy Charter School in Dallas, TX
(09-12 • Public • Alternative School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in Texas) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 4
Address
 4621 ROSS AVE
Dallas, TX 75204
Telephone
(214) 824-4226
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Website
http://www.texanscan.org
City-data.com school rating
4
Students
514
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
24.7
Free lunch eligible students
460
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
36
School district
TEXANS CAN ACADEMIES
Charter school
Yes
Charter authorizer name
STATE BOARD OF (#000001)
Title I status
Title I schoolwide school
Magnet School Indicator
No
Shared Time Indicator
Missing
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
JOHN F KENNEDY LEARNING CENTER (0.4 miles):

74
ALEX W SPENCE TALENTED/GIFTED ACADEMY (0.6 miles):

65
CESAR CHAVEZ LEARNING CENTER (0.2 miles):

53
UPLIFT PEAK PREPARATORY PRI (0.2 miles):

46
JOSE 'JOE' MAY EL (0.7 miles):

46
INNOVATION DESIGN ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY (0.1 miles):

42
UPLIFT PEAK PREPARATORY MIDDLE (0.3 miles):

42
UPLIFT PEAK PREPARATORY H S (0.3 miles):

34
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

4
Dallas Can Academy Charter School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Texas:

54
Dallas County:

53
Dallas:

53
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

4

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 514
Enrollment in 2015: 522
Enrollment in 2014: 503
Enrollment in 2013: 554
Enrollment in 2012: 589
Enrollment in 2011: 513
Enrollment in 2010: 686
Enrollment in 2009: 503
Enrollment in 2008: 384
Enrollment in 2007: 534
Enrollment in 2006: 574
Enrollment in 2005: 330
Enrollment in 2004: 397
Enrollment in 2003: 355
Enrollment in 2002: 373
Enrollment in 2001: 340
Enrollment in 2000: 236
Enrollment in 1999: 224

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradeG09G10G11G12Total
All students14513514391514
Female students69606835232
Male students76757556282
American Indian/Alaska Native students - 1 - - 1
Asian students - 1 - 12
Hispanic students82749060306
Black students54525027183
White students973322

Enrollment by grade:
9th grade enrollment: 145
10th grade enrollment: 135
11th grade enrollment: 143
12th grade enrollment: 91

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - Historical enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 9,864 schools)

Female enrollment: 232 (45.1%)
School:

45.1%
State:

49.0%
Male enrollment: 282 (54.9%)
Here:

54.9%
State:

50.1%

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - Historical enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 9,864 schools)

American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: 1 (0.2%)
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

0.2%
Texas:

0.4%
Asian enrollment: 2 (0.4%)
School:

0.4%
Texas:

3.1%
Hispanic enrollment: 306 (59.5%)
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

59.5%
State:

46.9%
Black enrollment: 183 (35.6%)
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

35.6%
Texas:

11.6%
White enrollment: 22 (4.3%)
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

32.3%

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 8,545 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 496 (96.5%)
Here:

96.5%
State:

61.6%
Free lunch eligible students: 460 (89.5%)
Here:

89.5%
State:

55.4%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 36 (7.0%)
School:

7.0%
Texas:

6.2%

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Teachers and support:
(State average from 9,601 schools)

Classroom Teachers (FTE): 24.7

Number of FTE teachers in their first year of teaching: 5
Number of FTE teachers in their second year of teaching: 1
Number of FTE security guards: 5

Student/Teacher Ratio
School:

20.8
State:

15.6

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio


School Expenditures:
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $1,949,071
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Teachers: 22 (Salary Expenditures: $1,217,006)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Instructional Aides: 2 (Salary Expenditures: $79,518)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 6 (Salary Expenditures: $137,401)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 10 (Salary Expenditures: $515,146)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $1,394,502
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with Federal, State, and Local Funds,: $2,168,013
  • Salary Expenditures for Teachers: $1,949,071
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Instructional Aides: 2 (Salary Expenditures: $79,518)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 6 (Salary Expenditures: $137,401)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 10 (Salary Expenditures: $515,146)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with Federal, State, and Local Funds: $1,394,502

Limited English Proficiency:
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    Students Enrolled in LEP Programs

  • Hispanic217
  • American Indian4
  • Asian2
  • Native Hawaiian2
  • Multirace2
  • IDEA22
Students Enrolled in LEP Programs: 227 (male: 124, female: 103)
  • Hispanic: 217 (male: 122, female: 95)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Asian: 2 (all female)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 2 (all female)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 22 (male: 14, female: 8)

Students with disabilities:
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Students with Disabilities (IDEA): Students with intellectual disabilities; hearing impairment, including deafness; speech or language impairment; visual impairment, including blindness; serious emotional disturbance; orthopedic impairment; autism; traumatic brain injury; developmental delay; other health impairment; specific learning disability; deaf-blindness; or multiple disabilities and who, by reason thereof, receive special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) according to an Individualized Education Program, Individual Family Service Plan, or service plan. The "Students with Disabilities (IDEA)" column in the survey items always refers to students with disabilities who receive special education and related services under IDEA.

Students with Disabilities (Section 504 only): Students with a disability, who receive related aids and services solely under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and not under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The "Section 504 only" column in the survey items always refers to students with disabilities who receive related aids and services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and not under IDEA.

    Students with disabilities served under IDEA

  • Hispanic59
  • Black65
  • White4
  • LEP23
Students with disabilities served under IDEA: 128 (male: 87, female: 41)
  • Hispanic: 59 (male: 40, female: 19)
  • Black: 65 (male: 43, female: 22)
  • White: 4 (all male)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 23 (male: 13, female: 10)

Students with disabilities served under Section 504: 8 (male: 4, female: 4)
  • Hispanic: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Black: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

Accountability


SAT/ACT:
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(State average from 1,567 schools)

The ACT Test (ACT) is a nationally recognized assessment used to indicate college readiness.
The SAT Reasoning Test (SAT) is a curriculum-based, college readiness test that assesses the academic skills and knowledge students acquire in high school and the ability to apply that knowledge.

Dallas Can Academy Charter School - ACT/SAT scores

    Average ACT composite score

  • All14.6
  • Hispanic14.8
  • LEP14.7
Percent of graduates taking the ACT:

4.5%
Texas:

41.3%
Number of graduates: <225
Number of graduates taking the ACT: <25

Average ACT composite score:

14.6
State:

18.9
Average ACT English score:

11.7
State:

17.8
Average ACT mathematics score:

16.0
Texas:

19.1
Average ACT reading score:

14.8
State:

19.3
Average ACT science score:

15.3
State:

19.2

Percent of graduates taking the SAT:

0.5%
Texas:

45.4%
Number of graduates: <225
Number of graduates taking the SAT: <25


    SAT or ACT Test Participation

  • Hispanic64
  • Black64
  • White4
  • LEP7
  • IDEA4
SAT or ACT Test Participation: 132 (male: 60, female: 72)
  • Hispanic: 64 (male: 29, female: 35)
  • Black: 64 (male: 29, female: 35)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 7 (male: 5, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

Health & Safety


Chronic Student Absenteeismt:
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(State average from 7,777 schools)

A chronically absent student is a student who is absent 15 or more school days during the school year. A student is absent if he or she is not physically on school grounds and is not participating in instruction or instruction - related activities at an approved off-grounds location for at least half the school day. Each day that a student is absent for 50 percent or more of the school day should be counted. Any day that a student is absent for less than 50 percent of the school day should not be counted. The number of absences is based on the total number of school days absent. Chronically absent students include students who are absent for any reason(e.g., illness, suspension, the need to care for a family member), regardless of whether absences are excused or unexcused.

    Chronic Student Absenteeism

  • Hispanic10
  • Black13
  • White10
  • LEP4
  • IDEA2
Chronic Student Absenteeism: 33 (male: 12, female: 21)
  • Hispanic: 10 (male: 2, female: 8)
  • Black: 13 (male: 8, female: 5)
  • White: 10 (male: 2, female: 8)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)
Chronic Student Absenteeism per 1,000 students
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

64.2
State:

147.9

Classes & Courses


Algebra I:
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(State average from 1,490 schools)

Algebra I is a (college-preparatory) course that includes the study of properties and operations of the real number system; evaluating rational algebraic expressions; solving and graphing first degree equations and inequalities; translating word problems into equations; operations with and factoring of polynomials; and solving simple quadratic equations. Algebra I is a foundation course leading to higher-level mathematics courses, including Geometry and Algebra II.
Number of Algebra I classes: 7
Number of Algebra I classes taught by certified teachers: 7


    9-10th grade student enrollment in Algebra I

  • Hispanic73
  • American Indian4
  • Black46
  • White76
  • Multirace2
  • LEP31
  • IDEA16
9-10th grade student enrollment in Algebra I: 201 (male: 119, female: 82)
  • Hispanic: 73 (male: 44, female: 29)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Black: 46 (male: 29, female: 17)
  • White: 76 (male: 44, female: 32)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 31 (male: 14, female: 17)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 16 (male: 14, female: 2)

    9-10th grade studenst who passed Algebra I

  • Hispanic47
  • Black32
  • White50
  • LEP23
  • IDEA7
9-10th grade studenst who passed Algebra I: 129 (male: 72, female: 57)
  • Hispanic: 47 (male: 25, female: 22)
  • Black: 32 (male: 22, female: 10)
  • White: 50 (male: 25, female: 25)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 23 (male: 10, female: 13)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 7 (all male)
Percent of 9-10th grade students who passed
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

64.2%
State:

77.3%

    11-12th grade student enrollment in Algebra I

  • Hispanic34
  • Black25
  • White37
  • Multirace2
  • LEP16
  • IDEA7
11-12th grade student enrollment in Algebra I: 98 (male: 48, female: 50)
  • Hispanic: 34 (male: 17, female: 17)
  • Black: 25 (male: 11, female: 14)
  • White: 37 (male: 20, female: 17)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 16 (male: 11, female: 5)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 7 (male: 5, female: 2)

    11-12th studenst who passed Algebra I

  • Hispanic29
  • Black23
  • White29
  • LEP14
  • IDEA8
11-12th studenst who passed Algebra I: 81 (male: 42, female: 39)
  • Hispanic: 29 (male: 16, female: 13)
  • Black: 23 (male: 10, female: 13)
  • White: 29 (male: 16, female: 13)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 14 (male: 10, female: 4)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 8 (male: 4, female: 4)
Percent of 11-12th grade students who passed
Dallas Can Academy Charter School:

82.7%
State:

73.9%


Algebra II:
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Algebra II (college-preparatory) course topics typically include field properties and theorems; set theory; operations with rational and irrational expressions; factoring of rational expressions; in - depth study of linear equations and inequalities; quadratic equations; solving systems of linear and quadratic equations; graphing of constant, linear, and quadratic equations; properties of higher degree equations; and operations with rational and irrational exponents.
Number of Algebra II classes: 4
Number of Algebra II classes taught by certified teachers: 3

    Student Enrollment in Algebra II

  • Hispanic250
  • American Indian10
  • Native Hawaiian2
  • Black145
  • White253
  • Multirace2
  • LEP79
  • IDEA37
Student Enrollment in Algebra II: 662 (male: 350, female: 312)
  • Hispanic: 250 (male: 131, female: 119)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 10 (male: 5, female: 5)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 2 (all female)
  • Black: 145 (male: 80, female: 65)
  • White: 253 (male: 134, female: 119)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 79 (male: 41, female: 38)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 37 (male: 23, female: 14)

Geometry:
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Geometry is a (college-preparatory) course that typically includes topics such as properties of plane and solid figures; deductive methods of reasoning and use of logic; geometry as an axiomatic system including the study of postulates, theorems, and formal proofs; concepts of congruence, similarity, parallelism, perpendicularity, and proportion; and rules of angle measurement in triangles.Geometry is considered a prerequisite for Algebra II.
Number of Geometry classes: 11
Number of Geometry classes taught by certified teachers: 11

    Student Enrollment in Geometry

  • Hispanic103
  • American Indian4
  • Black70
  • White115
  • Multirace2
  • LEP46
  • IDEA22
Student Enrollment in Geometry: 294 (male: 167, female: 127)
  • Hispanic: 103 (male: 59, female: 44)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Black: 70 (male: 41, female: 29)
  • White: 115 (male: 65, female: 50)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 46 (male: 26, female: 20)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 22 (male: 17, female: 5)

Biology:
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Biology (college-preparatory) courses are designed to provide information regarding the fundamental concepts of life and life processes.These courses include(but are not restricted to) such topics as cell structure and function, general plant and animal physiology, genetics, and taxonomy.
Number of Biology classes: 1
Number of Biology classes taught by certified teachers: 1

    Student Enrollment in Biology

  • Hispanic85
  • American Indian4
  • Black46
  • White91
  • LEP28
  • IDEA13
Student Enrollment in Biology: 226 (male: 122, female: 104)
  • Hispanic: 85 (male: 44, female: 41)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Black: 46 (male: 26, female: 20)
  • White: 91 (male: 50, female: 41)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 28 (male: 20, female: 8)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 13 (male: 8, female: 5)

Chemistry:
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Chemistry (college-preparatory) courses involve studying the composition, properties, and reactions of substances. These courses typically explore such concepts as the behaviors of solids, liquids, and gases; acid / base and oxidation / reduction reactions; and atomic structure.Chemical formulas and equations and nuclear reactions are also studied.
Number of Chemistry classes: 12
Number of Chemistry classes taught by certified teachers: 12

    Student Enrollment in Chemistry

  • Hispanic196
  • American Indian13
  • Asian2
  • Black148
  • White202
  • Multirace2
  • LEP79
  • IDEA46
Student Enrollment in Chemistry: 563 (male: 290, female: 273)
  • Hispanic: 196 (male: 101, female: 95)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 13 (male: 5, female: 8)
  • Asian: 2 (all female)
  • Black: 148 (male: 80, female: 68)
  • White: 202 (male: 104, female: 98)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 79 (male: 38, female: 41)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 46 (male: 26, female: 20)

Physics:
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Physics (college-preparatory) courses involve the study of the forces and laws of nature affecting matter, such as equilibrium, motion, momentum, and the relationships between matter and energy.The study of physics includes examination of sound, light, and magnetic and electric phenomena.
Number of Physics classes: 12
Number of Physics classes taught by certified teachers: 12

    Student Enrollment in Physics

  • Hispanic307
  • American Indian7
  • Black196
  • White319
  • Multirace2
  • LEP94
  • IDEA49
Student Enrollment in Physics: 831 (male: 440, female: 391)
  • Hispanic: 307 (male: 164, female: 143)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 7 (male: 2, female: 5)
  • Black: 196 (male: 101, female: 95)
  • White: 319 (male: 173, female: 146)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 94 (male: 53, female: 41)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 49 (male: 29, female: 20)

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