Idea Frontier College Preparatory Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#85
College Readiness Index
79.7
Geometry Proficiency
2.7
Reading Proficiency
2.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 06–12 Grades
  • 715 Students
  • 45 Teachers

Idea Frontier College Preparatory
2800 SOUTH DAKOTA AVE
BROWNSVILLE, TX 78521

Phone: (956) 541-2002

District: IDEA Public Schools

Overview

Idea Frontier College Preparatory is ranked 12th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Idea Frontier College Preparatory is 100 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 97 percent. Idea Frontier College Preparatory is 1 of 3 high schools in the IDEA Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#85
State Rank
#12
Charter Rank
#21

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 715
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 97%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 89%
Full-Time Teachers 45

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 50%
Proficient in Geometry 49%
College Readiness Index 79.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 06 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 2,256
Proficient in Reading (district average) 58%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 63%
College Readiness (district average) 83.0

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Nearby Schools

Idea Frontier College Preparatory is 1 of 3 schools in the IDEA Public Schools.

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