Matthews Learn Center / New Directions School

417 North Akron, Lubbock, TX 79415 | (806) 766-1533
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 254
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 254 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 417 N Akron, Lubbock, TX 79415
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Diana Anderson
  • Fax: (806) 766-1532
  • Website: www.lubbockisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 254
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 62 (24.4%)
  • Females: 192 (75.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (7.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 142 (55.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 162 (63.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Matthews Learn Center / New Directions School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.4%
Black4718.5%
Asian--
Hispanic17468.5%
White3212.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Matthews Learn Center / New Directions School
  Number Percent
7th Grade10.4%
8th Grade52.0%
9th Grade2610.2%
10th Grade3915.4%
11th Grade7328.7%
12th Grade11043.3%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
42.0%
District:
59.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
30.0%
District:
32.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
43.5%
District:
75.7%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
33.4%
District:
14.0%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
19.1
District:
13.1
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
9.7%
District:
27.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
3.9%
District:
18.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
31.3%
District:
22.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
45.4%
District:
24.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$85,228
District:
$76,137
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,859
District:
$45,609
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$26,697
District:
$37,014
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$38,336
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,017
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,807
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,793
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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