Accountability rating

Met alternative standard

Ysleta ISD: B

Total students

131

Avg. teacher experience

15.7 years

Ysleta ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

12.6 %

Ysleta ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

Plato Academy is a high school in El Paso, TX, in the Ysleta ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 131 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met alternative standard. 94.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 25.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,649, which is $2,315 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Plato Academy was 804. The average ACT score was 13.0. In the Class of 2017, 12.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 27.8%.

Contact information

Website

plato.yisd.net/

Address

8441 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX 79907

Office phone number

(915) 434-9000

Principals

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Plato Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 19. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 19.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 19.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

131

African American

1 (0.8%)

Ysleta ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

122 (93.1%)

Ysleta ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

8 (6.1%)

Ysleta ISD: 3.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

93.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.1%

Two or more races

N/A

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

94.7 %

Ysleta ISD: 51%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

82.4 %

Ysleta ISD: 78%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

25.2 %

Ysleta ISD: 24.9%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

94.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

82.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

25.2%

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

25.2 %

Ysleta ISD: 24%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Ysleta ISD: 31.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Ysleta ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

11.5 %

Ysleta ISD: 12.1%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

25.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

11.5%

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 alternative standard

Ysleta ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Ysleta ISD: C

School progress

N/A

Ysleta ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Ysleta ISD: B

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

12.6 %

Ysleta ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

Masked

Ysleta ISD: 87.9%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 80%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

12.6 %

Ysleta ISD: 90.4%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ysleta ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.6%

White

16.7 %

Ysleta ISD: 89.8%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 88.9%

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

12.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

16.7%

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

27.8 %

Ysleta ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

Masked

Ysleta ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

27.8 %

Ysleta ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 10%

Statewide: 2.2%

White

20 %

Ysleta ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 0%

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

0 %

Ysleta ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

Masked

Ysleta ISD: 22.9%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 20%

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 38.5%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

0 %

Ysleta ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 40%

Statewide: 24.4%

White

Masked

Ysleta ISD: 35.7%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 29.4%

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

Ysleta ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 16%

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 20%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Ysleta ISD: Masked

Statewide: 46.8%

White

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 35.3%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Ysleta ISD: 0%

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

804

Ysleta ISD: 959

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

13.0

Ysleta ISD: 16.2

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

11.8 %

Ysleta ISD: 47.1%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

0 %

Ysleta ISD: 31.2%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

0 %

Ysleta ISD: 26.1%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

11.8%

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

11

African American

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (9.1%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

9 (81.8%)

Ysleta ISD: 85%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

1 (9.1%)

Ysleta ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.4%

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%)

Ysleta ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

5 (45.5%)

Ysleta ISD: 71.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

4 (36.4%)

Ysleta ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

2 (18.2%)

Ysleta ISD: 0.5%

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

11.9

Ysleta ISD: 15.2

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

15.7 years

Ysleta ISD: 12.3 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

$55,649

Ysleta ISD: $53,177

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

N/A

Ysleta ISD: $47,434

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

N/A

Ysleta ISD: $49,092

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$51,073

Ysleta ISD: $50,954

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$55,407

Ysleta ISD: $54,470

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$63,240

Ysleta ISD: $60,037

Statewide: $61,428

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