A J Moore Academy

501 Franklin, Waco, TX 76701 | (254) 753-6486
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 673
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 N Univ Parks, Waco, TX 76702
  • Principal or Admin: Debra Bishop
  • Fax: (254) 755-9690
  • Website: www.wacoisd.org
School Operational Details
  • 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: 673
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 337 (50.1%)
  • Females: 336 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 66 (9.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 499 (74.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 565 (84.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
A J Moore Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black20129.9%
Asian40.6%
Hispanic37255.3%
White9414.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For A J Moore Academy
  Number Percent
9th Grade20730.8%
10th Grade13119.5%
11th Grade14321.2%
12th Grade19228.5%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
55.0%
District:
49.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
38.0%
District:
37.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
89.5%
District:
68.7%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.7%
District:
18.9%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.2
District:
11.5
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
40.6%
District:
32.0%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.9%
District:
17.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
13.9%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
17.9%
District:
21.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$74,492
District:
$67,460
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,928
District:
$45,069
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,250
District:
$39,259
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,220
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,812
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,043
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$54,734
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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The overall school rating shows that A J Moore 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
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
66.4%
District:
51.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
7.9%
District:
8.8%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
849.0
District:
859.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
17.9
District:
17.4
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201059.0%53.0%70.0%
200967.0%47.0%67.0%
200859.0%42.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201092.0%87.0%92.0%
200985.0%78.0%87.0%
200891.0%78.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200830.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200819.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201093.0%88.0%90.0%
200995.0%83.0%88.0%
200891.0%81.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201077.0%62.0%74.0%
200974.0%52.0%65.0%
200852.0%47.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201072.0%61.0%74.0%
200963.0%55.0%66.0%
200865.0%52.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%92.0%93.0%
200989.0%86.0%90.0%
200885.0%83.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201089.0%89.0%93.0%
200993.0%88.0%92.0%
200895.0%86.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201086.0%78.0%89.0%
200978.0%64.0%81.0%
200860.0%64.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201088.0%80.0%91.0%
200984.0%73.0%85.0%
200877.0%70.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%96.0%98.0%
200998.0%94.0%97.0%
200894.0%92.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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