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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Advantage Academy is a public, charter school located in Grand Prairie, TX. It has 1,833 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.
Address
955 Freetown Rd
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Telephone
(214) 276-5800

Advantage Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
880
9 responses
Average ACT
22
6 responses
AP Enrollment
1%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$60,246
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$943
National
$949
Median Home Value
$132,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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What are your favorite school events or traditions?
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  • Nothing
    80%
  • Pep rallies
    20%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,833
Free or Reduced Lunch
76%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$33,820
Teachers in First/Second Year
86.1%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.8 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$7,220/ year
National
$12,239
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This is a great school and having both my kids here is one of the best things my wife and I have done. Many bad reviews you see about this school everywhere have something in common: They are all written by the teenagers that go there. As a parent, you know that at their age most of teenagers all they like to do is complain. Parents: “The best school starts from home” and you really need to be involve in your kid’s life for any school to work out with your kids, don’t just send your kids to school and expect for the teachers to deal with them so that you can turn around and say that is the school’s fault. Still Don't like this school?... You can always take your kids somewhere else, it is just that simple!
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I attended Advantage Academy my whole high school years and unfortunately it was not my best experience. Although, the friends were great, the education not so much. I remember that every year there was at least one teacher that either quit or got fired, so instead of getting another teacher. We would be stuck with different kinds of substitutes the rest of the year. Another thing, the school didn't exactly get us ready for college. Although, we were able to take dual credit classes our senior year. That was probably the only thing I think they did that was good.
I have been attending Advantage Academy for 4 years now , Advantage Academy has a good variety of great teachers that are willing to take time to teach every student. This school is a small campus that only has about 300 or less students for high school . Which means its easier to learn and pay attention in class because there is less kids. I would change that the school should be more organized, and also let us have more activities to chose from.