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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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IDEA Frontier College Preparatory is an above average, public, charter school located in Brownsville, TX. It has 787 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 66% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

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2800 S Dakota Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
66%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1060
131 responses
Average ACT
23
211 responses
AP Enrollment
100%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$38,758
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$733
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$85,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 46 responses
  • College Signing Day
    33%
  • College visits
    24%
  • Field Lessons where we travel & visit universities
    24%
  • My favorite events at school are our Pep-rallies.
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Homecoming
    2%
  • Spirit Week
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
787
Free or Reduced Lunch
90%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
39.3%
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 30 responses
23%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 30 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 30 responses

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