Accountability rating

Met standard

UTPB STEM Academy: Met standard

Total students

654

Avg. teacher experience

7 years

UTPB STEM Academy: 7 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 89.7%

UTPB Stem Academy is an charter elementary/secondary school in Odessa, TX, in the UTPB STEM Academy school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 654 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 24.3% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,408, which is $3,926 less than the state average.

Contact information

Address

4901 E University Blvd
Odessa, TX 79762

Office phone number

(432) 552-2580

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in UTPB Stem Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 18. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 18.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

654

African American

15 (2.3%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 2.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.8%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

6 (0.9%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 0.9%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

250 (38.2%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 38.2%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.2%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

364 (55.7%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 55.7%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

13 (2%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 2%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

2.3%

American Indian

0.8%

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

38.2%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

55.7%

Two or more races

2.0%

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

24.3 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 24.3%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

11.6 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 11.6%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

2 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 2%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

24.3%

Econ. disadvantaged

11.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

2.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

2 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 2%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

38.7 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 38.7%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

9.9 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 9.9%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

4.7 %

UTPB STEM Academy: 4.7%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

2.0%

Career and technical

38.7%

Gifted and talented

9.9%

Special education

4.7%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

UTPB STEM Academy: Met standard

Student achievement

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: Met standard

School progress

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: Met standard

Closing the gaps

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: Met standard

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.3%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2017.

Reading

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

N/A

UTPB STEM Academy: N/A

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

33.7

African American

2 (5.9%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 5.9%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (3%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

5 (14.8%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 14.8%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

25.7 (76.2%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 76.2%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

UTPB STEM 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%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

26.7 (79.2%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 79.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

6 (17.8%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 17.8%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1 (3%)

UTPB STEM Academy: 3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

19.4

UTPB STEM Academy: 19.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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 years

UTPB STEM Academy: 7 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$49,408

UTPB STEM Academy: $49,408

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$48,527

UTPB STEM Academy: $48,527

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$48,549

UTPB STEM Academy: $48,549

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$49,000

UTPB STEM Academy: $49,000

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$51,417

UTPB STEM Academy: $51,417

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$52,076

UTPB STEM Academy: $52,076

Statewide: $61,428

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