Harmony Science Academy (Waco)

1900 North Vly Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76710 | (254) 751-7878
  • Grades: KG-10
  • Student Enrollment: 433
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9421 W Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston, TX 77099
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 433
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 215 (49.7%)
  • Females: 218 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 57 (13.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 246 (56.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 303 (70.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Harmony Science Academy (Waco) Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian51.2%
Black388.8%
Asian112.5%
Hispanic23353.8%
White14633.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Harmony Science Academy (Waco)
  Number Percent
Kindergarten296.7%
1st Grade276.2%
2nd Grade4710.9%
3rd Grade5312.2%
4th Grade399.0%
5th Grade6013.9%
6th Grade5111.8%
7th Grade5412.5%
8th Grade419.5%
9th Grade163.7%
10th Grade163.7%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
2.0
District:
2.0
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
58.7%
District:
58.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
6.9%
District:
6.9%
State:
20.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$70,149
District:
$70,149
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$35,090
District:
$35,090
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$31,700
District:
$31,700
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$37,439
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$32,000
State:
$46,149
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Harmony Science Academy (Waco) performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201096.0%96.0%86.0%
200959.0%59.0%84.0%
200891.0%91.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.0%98.0%92.0%
200991.0%91.0%89.0%
200894.0%94.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%86.0%88.0%
200976.0%76.0%86.0%
200886.0%86.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%94.0%86.0%
200983.0%83.0%84.0%
200876.0%76.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201081.0%81.0%92.0%
200981.0%81.0%91.0%
200883.0%83.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.0%89.0%86.0%
200987.0%87.0%84.0%
200893.0%93.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%91.0%85.0%
200984.0%84.0%83.0%
200893.0%93.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201098.0%98.0%88.0%
200983.0%83.0%84.0%
200886.0%86.0%81.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.0%95.0%82.0%
200985.0%85.0%80.0%
200891.0%91.0%80.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.0%98.0%86.0%
200993.0%93.0%91.0%
200895.0%95.0%91.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201096.0%96.0%81.0%
200978.0%78.0%79.0%
2008100.0%100.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%100.0%86.0%
2009100.0%100.0%84.0%
2008100.0%100.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%94.0%74.0%
2009100.0%100.0%72.0%
2008100.0%100.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.0%89.0%80.0%
200995.0%95.0%79.0%
2008100.0%100.0%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%97.0%91.0%
2009100.0%100.0%93.0%
2008100.0%100.0%92.0%
 
Science Test
201095.0%95.0%78.0%
200978.0%78.0%72.0%
2008100.0%100.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201097.0%97.0%95.0%
2009100.0%100.0%92.0%
2008100.0%100.0%90.0%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%100.0%70.0%
200971.0%71.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%100.0%92.0%
2009100.0%100.0%87.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201092.0%92.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
2010100.0%100.0%74.0%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%100.0%74.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%100.0%93.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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