Accountability rating

C

Total students

2,093

Avg. teacher experience

4.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

95 %

Statewide: 90%

Wayside Schools is a charter school district in Austin, TX. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 2,093 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 64.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 36.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $47,672, which is $6,450 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 4.8 years of experience. The average SAT score at Wayside Schools was 1108. The average ACT score was 19.1. In the Class of 2018, 95% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.9%.

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Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Wayside Schools are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher ed outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

2,093

African American

122 (5.8%)

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

2 (0.1%)

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

19 (0.9%)

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

1,564 (74.7%)

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

325 (15.5%)

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

61 (2.9%)

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

5.8%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.9%

Hispanic

74.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

15.5%

Two or more races

2.9%

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

64.5 %

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

55.2 %

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

36.6 %

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

64.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

55.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

36.6%

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

36.3 %

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

6.5 %

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.4 %

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

36.3%

Career and technical

6.5%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

7.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Student achievement

C

School progress

C

Closing the gaps

C

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

95 %

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

90.9 %

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

90.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 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

0.9 %

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0.6 %

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

2.9 %

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Statewide: 1.6%

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 2017-2018 school year.

All students

22.5 %

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

15.4 %

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

36.4 %

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 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

50 %

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

37.5 %

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, 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

1108

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.1

Statewide: 20.6

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 2018.

Reading

60 %

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

55 %

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

50 %

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

60.0%

Math

55.0%

Reading + Math

50.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

157.1

African American

8.4 (5.3%)

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

3 (1.9%)

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

51.9 (33%)

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Statewide: 0.2%

White

93.8 (59.7%)

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (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

10.2 (6.5%)

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

122.2 (77.8%)

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

24.7 (15.7%)

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (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

13.3

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

4.8 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

$47,672

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$45,496

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$47,424

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,648

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$49,940

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$54,838

Statewide: $62,039

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