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South Plains Academy Charter High School in Lubbock, 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
 4008 AVE R
Lubbock, TX 79412
Telephone
(806) 744-0330
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Website
http://www.sapiacademies.org
City-data.com school rating
4
Students
200
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
12.9
Free lunch eligible students
163
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
13
School district
SOUTH PLAINS ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT
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:
BAYLESS EL (1.2 miles):

70
BEAN EL (0.8 miles):

52
HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY - LUBBOCK (0.8 miles):

45
BROWN EL (0.7 miles):

36
RICHARD MILBURN ACADEMY LUBBOCK (0.9 miles):

27
SLATON MIDDLE (0.6 miles):

24
ATKINS MIDDLE (1.0 miles):

17
HODGES EL (0.7 miles):

15
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

4
South Plains Academy Charter High School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Texas:

54
Lubbock County:

53
Lubbock:

50
South Plains Academy Charter High:

4

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 200
Enrollment in 2015: 206
Enrollment in 2014: 225
Enrollment in 2013: 190
Enrollment in 2012: 193
Enrollment in 2011: 219
Enrollment in 2010: 186
Enrollment in 2009: 121
Enrollment in 2008: 133
Enrollment in 2007: 181
Enrollment in 2006: 136
Enrollment in 2005: 190
Enrollment in 2004: 201
Enrollment in 2003: 192
Enrollment in 2002: 155
Enrollment in 2001: 142
Enrollment in 2000: 143

South Plains Academy Charter High School - Historical enrollment


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

GradeG09G10G11G12Total
All students32397554200
Female students15174625103
Male students1722292997
Hispanic students27275843155
Black students478726
White students159419

Enrollment by grade:
9th grade enrollment: 32
10th grade enrollment: 39
11th grade enrollment: 75
12th grade enrollment: 54

South Plains Academy Charter High School - Historical enrollment by grade


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

Female enrollment: 103 (51.5%)
Here:

51.5%
State:

49.0%
Male enrollment: 97 (48.5%)
Here:

48.5%
State:

50.1%

South Plains Academy Charter High School - Historical enrollment by gender


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

Hispanic enrollment: 155 (77.5%)
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

77.5%
State:

46.9%
Black enrollment: 26 (13.0%)
School:

13.0%
State:

11.6%
White enrollment: 19 (9.5%)
School:

9.5%
State:

32.3%

South Plains Academy Charter High School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


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

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 176 (88.0%)
Here:

88.0%
Texas:

61.6%
Free lunch eligible students: 163 (81.5%)
School:

81.5%
Texas:

55.4%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 13 (6.5%)
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

6.5%
Texas:

6.2%

South Plains Academy Charter High School - Lunch Program Eligibility


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

Classroom Teachers (FTE): 12.9

Number of FTE teachers in their first year of teaching: 2
Number of FTE teachers in their second year of teaching: 3
Number of FTE school counselors: 1
Number of FTE teachers who were absent more than 10 school days during the school years: 1
Number of FTE sworn law enforcement officers: 1
Number of FTE social workers: 1

Student/Teacher Ratio
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

15.5
State:

15.6

South Plains Academy Charter High School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio


School Expenditures:
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $725,401
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Teachers: 11.9 (Salary Expenditures: $478,642)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Instructional Aides: 2 (Salary Expenditures: $17,744)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 2 (Salary Expenditures: $47,106)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 2.5 (Salary Expenditures: $112,227)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $381,938
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with Federal, State, and Local Funds,: $756,308
  • Salary Expenditures for Teachers: $524,099
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Instructional Aides: 4 (Salary Expenditures: $60,091)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 2 (Salary Expenditures: $47,106)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 3 (Salary Expenditures: $125,012)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with Federal, State, and Local Funds: $475,474

Limited English Proficiency:
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Students Enrolled in LEP Programs: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

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: 18 (male: 14, female: 4)
  • Hispanic: 14 (male: 10, female: 4)
  • White: 4 (all male)


Retention:
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(State average from 994 schools)

A student is retained if he or she is not promoted to the next grade prior to the beginning of the following school year. Students are not considered retained if they can proceed to the next grade because they successfully completed a summer school program or for a similar reason. At the high school level, a student who has not accumulated enough credits to be classified as being in the next grade is considered retained
Total number of students retained in 12th grade: 7 (male: 2, female: 5)
  • Hispanic: 7 (male: 2, female: 5)

Percent of 12th grade students retained
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

13.0%
State:

14.2%

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.

South Plains Academy Charter High School - ACT/SAT scores

    Average SAT combined score

  • All748
  • Hispanic721
  • White810
Percent of graduates taking the SAT:

15.4%
State:

45.4%
Number of graduates taking the SAT: <25

Average SAT critical reading and mathematics combined score:

748
Texas:

875
Average SAT mathematics score:

376
State:

443
Average SAT critical reading score:

371
Texas:

432
Average SAT writing score:

337
Texas:

415

SAT or ACT Test Participation: 14 (male: 2, female: 12)
  • Hispanic: 10 (male: 2, female: 8)
  • Black: 2 (all female)
  • White: 2 (all female)

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

  • Hispanic46
  • Black13
  • White10
  • LEP2
  • IDEA4
Chronic Student Absenteeism: 69 (male: 39, female: 30)
  • Hispanic: 46 (male: 26, female: 20)
  • Black: 13 (male: 5, female: 8)
  • White: 10 (male: 8, female: 2)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all female)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
Chronic Student Absenteeism per 1,000 students
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

345.0
State:

147.9

Suspensions:
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(State average from 3,231 schools)

In-school suspension is an instance in which a child is temporarily removed from his or her regular classroom(s) for at least half a day for disciplinary purposes, but remains under the direct supervision of school personnel. Direct supervision means school personnel are physically in the same location as students under their supervision.
Students without disabilities receiving one or more in-school suspension: 46 (male: 24, female: 22)
  • Hispanic: 34 (male: 14, female: 20)
  • Black: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)
  • White: 5 (all male)

Students with disabilities receiving one or more in-school suspension: 9 (male: 7, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)
  • White: 2 (all male)


Expulsions:
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(State average from 1,623 schools)

Expulsion without educational services refers to an action taken by the local educational agency of removing a child from his/her regular school for disciplinary purposes, and not providing educational services to the child for the remainder of the school year or longer in accordance with local educational agency policy. Expulsion without services also includes removals resulting from violations of the Gun Free Schools Act that are modified to less than 365 days.
Students without Disabilities who received an expulsion without educational services: 2 (all female)
  • Hispanic: 2

Students without Disabilities who received an expulsion without educational services per 1,000 students
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

10.0
State:

2.0

Students with Disabilities who received an expulsion without educational services: 2 (all female)
  • Hispanic: 2

Students with Disabilities who received an expulsion without educational services per 1,000 students
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

10.0
State:

0.8

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: 3
Number of Algebra I classes taught by certified teachers: 3


    9-10th grade student enrollment in Algebra I

  • Hispanic31
  • Black4
  • White4
  • IDEA2
9-10th grade student enrollment in Algebra I: 39 (male: 18, female: 21)
  • Hispanic: 31 (male: 14, female: 17)
  • Black: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)
9-10th grade studenst who passed Algebra I: 20 (male: 7, female: 13)
  • Hispanic: 20 (male: 7, female: 13)
Percent of 9-10th grade students who passed
Here:

51.3%
State:

77.3%

11-12th grade student enrollment in Algebra I: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all female)
Percent of 11-12th grade students who passed
South Plains Academy Charter High School:

0.0%
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: 6
Number of Algebra II classes taught by certified teachers: 6

Student Enrollment in Algebra II: 69 (male: 30, female: 39)
  • Hispanic: 55 (male: 23, female: 32)
  • Black: 7 (male: 2, female: 5)
  • White: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)

Calculus:
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Calculus (college-preparatory) course topics include the study of derivatives, differentiation, integration, the definite and indefinite integral, and applications of calculus.Typically, students have previously attained knowledge of precalculus topics (some combination of trigonometry, elementary functions, analytic geometry, and math analysis).
Number of Calculus classes: 2


    Student Enrollment in Calculus

  • Hispanic10
  • Black2
  • White4
  • Multirace2
  • IDEA4
Student Enrollment in Calculus: 18 (male: 7, female: 11)
  • Hispanic: 10 (male: 5, female: 5)
  • Black: 2 (all female)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Two or More Races: 2 (all female)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

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: 5
Number of Geometry classes taught by certified teachers: 5

    Student Enrollment in Geometry

  • Hispanic40
  • Black10
  • White4
  • IDEA4
Student Enrollment in Geometry: 54 (male: 30, female: 24)
  • Hispanic: 40 (male: 23, female: 17)
  • Black: 10 (male: 5, female: 5)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

Advanced Mathematics:
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Advanced mathematics (college-preparatory) courses cover the following topics: trigonometry, trigonometry/algebra, trigonometry / analytic geometry, trigonometry / math analysis, analytic geometry, math analysis, math analysis / analytic geometry, probability and statistics, and precalculus
Number of Advanced Mathematics classes: 2


    Student Enrollment in Advanced Mathematics

  • Hispanic19
  • Black4
  • White4
  • Multirace4
  • IDEA4
Student Enrollment in Advanced Mathematics: 31 (male: 17, female: 14)
  • Hispanic: 19 (male: 11, female: 8)
  • Black: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Two or More Races: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

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: 3
Number of Biology classes taught by certified teachers: 3

    Student Enrollment in Biology

  • Hispanic13
  • Black2
  • White2
  • LEP2
  • IDEA2
Student Enrollment in Biology: 17 (male: 7, female: 10)
  • Hispanic: 13 (male: 5, female: 8)
  • Black: 2 (all female)
  • White: 2 (all male)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all female)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)

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: 2


    Student Enrollment in Chemistry

  • Hispanic43
  • Black4
  • White4
  • IDEA4
Student Enrollment in Chemistry: 51 (male: 27, female: 24)
  • Hispanic: 43 (male: 23, female: 20)
  • Black: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

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: 4
Number of Physics classes taught by certified teachers: 4

    Student Enrollment in Physics

  • Hispanic31
  • Black4
  • White4
  • LEP2
  • IDEA2
Student Enrollment in Physics: 39 (male: 18, female: 21)
  • Hispanic: 31 (male: 14, female: 17)
  • Black: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • White: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all male)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)

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