Por Vida Academy Charter High School

1135 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210 | (210) 532-9161
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 180
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 180 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Steve Langseth
  • Fax: (210) 533-5612
  • Website: www.por-vida.org
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Por Vida Academy
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,591
  • Dropout Rate: 34.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.5
  • Enrolled Students: 305

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 180
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 9.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 98 (54.4%)
  • Females: 82 (45.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 11 (6.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 151 (83.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 162 (90.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Por Vida Academy Charter High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic17597.2%
White52.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Por Vida Academy Charter High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade6335.0%
10th Grade5430.0%
11th Grade3620.0%
12th Grade2715.0%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
20.0%
District:
59.0%
State:
62.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
12.9%
District:
19.8%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
46.5%
District:
44.4%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
4.0
District:
3.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.0%
District:
44.2%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
5.2%
District:
3.0%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
15.5%
District:
12.0%
State:
24.4%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$49,896
District:
$48,168
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$34,199
District:
$32,892
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$26,869
District:
$27,931
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,764
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$38,960
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,000
State:
$50,153
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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