Accountability rating

D

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: D

Total students

309

Avg. teacher experience

7.7 years

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 7.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: N/A

Statewide: 90%

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy is an charter elementary school in Galveston, TX, in the Ambassadors Preparatory Academy school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 309 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 22.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $43,766, which is $10,356 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.apagalv.org

Address

5001 Ave U
Galveston, TX 77551-1866

Office phone number

(409) 762-1115

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Ambassadors Preparatory Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 04. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 04.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

309

African American

153 (49.5%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 49.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.3%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (2.6%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 2.6%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

104 (33.7%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 33.7%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

37 (12%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 12%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

6 (1.9%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

49.5%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

2.6%

Hispanic

33.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

12.0%

Two or more races

1.9%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

22.7 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 22.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

88 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 88%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

22.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

88.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

7.1 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 7.1%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

3.9 %

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 3.9%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

7.1%

Special education

3.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

D

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: D

Student achievement

D

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: D

School progress

C

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: C

Closing the gaps

F

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: F

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

20.7

African American

4.9 (23.8%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 23.8%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

7.9 (38.1%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 38.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1 (4.8%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 4.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6.9 (33.4%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 33.4%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

17.7 (85.7%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 85.7%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3 (14.3%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 14.3%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.9

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 14.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

7.7 years

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: 7.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$43,766

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $43,766

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$37,530

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $37,530

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$41,317

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $41,317

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$42,191

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $42,191

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$48,996

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $48,996

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$50,216

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy: $50,216

Statewide: $62,039

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