Universal Academy

2616 North Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75062 | (972) 255-1800
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Student Enrollment: 761
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2616 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75062
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Diane Harris
  • Fax: (972) 225-6122
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Universal Academy
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,947
  • Graduation Rate: 21.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.4
  • Enrolled Students: 1,397

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 761
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 53.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 341 (44.8%)
  • Females: 420 (55.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (12.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 533 (70.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 628 (82.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Universal Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black37749.5%
Asian91.2%
Hispanic36948.5%
White40.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Universal Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten709.2%
Kindergarten12216.0%
1st Grade10213.4%
2nd Grade9312.2%
3rd Grade739.6%
4th Grade567.4%
5th Grade466.0%
6th Grade425.5%
7th Grade405.3%
8th Grade405.3%
9th Grade202.6%
10th Grade233.0%
11th Grade152.0%
12th Grade192.5%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
38.0%
District:
38.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
50.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
88.9%
District:
88.9%
State:
80.6%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
3.2
District:
3.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
52.9%
District:
51.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
11.5%
District:
11.4%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
1.9%
District:
1.0%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
2.5%
District:
4.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$48,650
District:
$49,379
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,370
District:
$39,407
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,772
District:
$37,980
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$38,454
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,065
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,000
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$39,326
State:
$58,427
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 Universal Academy performed on average about the same as 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
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
62.5%
District:
62.5%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
20.0%
District:
20.0%
State:
26.9%

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201064.0%80.0%86.0%
200947.0%69.0%84.0%
200863.0%82.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201085.0%92.0%92.0%
200969.0%82.0%89.0%
200898.0%99.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201057.0%78.0%88.0%
200958.0%80.0%86.0%
200864.0%79.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201067.0%81.0%86.0%
200968.0%84.0%84.0%
200867.0%77.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201085.0%92.0%92.0%
200988.0%95.0%91.0%
200877.0%86.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201093.0%96.0%86.0%
200966.0%79.0%84.0%
200889.0%90.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%96.0%85.0%
200978.0%88.0%83.0%
200883.0%88.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201096.0%98.0%88.0%
200958.0%76.0%84.0%
200865.0%66.0%81.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%90.0%82.0%
200989.0%92.0%80.0%
200878.0%84.0%80.0%
 
Reading Test
201095.0%95.0%86.0%
200998.0%98.0%91.0%
200894.0%94.0%91.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%90.0%81.0%
200985.0%87.0%79.0%
200874.0%79.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%96.0%86.0%
200991.0%93.0%84.0%
200888.0%88.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
2010100.0%100.0%74.0%
200998.0%98.0%72.0%
200893.0%91.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%89.0%80.0%
200977.0%80.0%79.0%
200886.0%86.0%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201095.0%96.0%91.0%
200995.0%96.0%93.0%
200897.0%98.0%92.0%
 
Science Test
201088.0%87.0%78.0%
200969.0%71.0%72.0%
200884.0%83.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%100.0%95.0%
200995.0%96.0%92.0%
200897.0%96.0%90.0%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.0%93.0%70.0%
200971.0%72.0%67.0%
200878.0%80.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%100.0%92.0%
200997.0%97.0%87.0%
200885.0%87.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200815.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
20082.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201095.0%96.0%90.0%
200996.0%96.0%88.0%
200885.0%83.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201090.0%92.0%74.0%
200973.0%74.0%65.0%
200870.0%70.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201080.0%81.0%74.0%
200935.0%38.0%66.0%
200835.0%39.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%100.0%93.0%
200978.0%79.0%90.0%
200885.0%87.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201092.0%94.0%93.0%
200994.0%95.0%92.0%
200883.0%83.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201085.0%88.0%89.0%
200968.0%70.0%81.0%
200875.0%75.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201085.0%88.0%91.0%
200953.0%55.0%85.0%
200875.0%75.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201085.0%88.0%98.0%
200995.0%95.0%97.0%
200892.0%92.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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