Life School Oak Cliff

4400 South R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224 | (214) 376-8200
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,273
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,273 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
  • Ranks 780th out of 1,325 high schools in TX.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 950 S I 35 E, Lancaster, TX 75146
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Robert Mcelroy
  • Fax: (214) 371-0193
  • Website: www.lifeschools.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Life School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,867
  • Graduation Rate: 85.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.4
  • Enrolled Students: 3,434

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,273
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 77.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 581 (45.6%)
  • Females: 692 (54.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 224 (17.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 617 (48.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 841 (66.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Life School Oak Cliff Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.08%
Black82264.6%
Asian221.7%
Hispanic40131.5%
White272.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Life School Oak Cliff
  Number Percent
Kindergarten997.8%
1st Grade1078.4%
2nd Grade1189.3%
3rd Grade1007.9%
4th Grade987.7%
5th Grade1149.0%
6th Grade1209.4%
7th Grade1138.9%
8th Grade927.2%
9th Grade766.0%
10th Grade806.3%
11th Grade745.8%
12th Grade826.4%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
56.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
43.0%
District:
46.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
93.5%
District:
93.5%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.2%
District:
5.2%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
5.7
District:
5.3
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
53.6%
District:
53.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
23.1%
District:
22.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
9.7%
District:
11.8%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
5.1%
District:
3.0%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$51,914
District:
$49,413
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,038
District:
$42,875
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,923
District:
$39,796
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,212
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,772
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,450
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$53,813
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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