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Harmony Science Academy North Austin


Overview

Student Enrollment
657
Best High School in Texas
#73
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9th grade to 12th grade
School District HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY (AUSTIN)
Type Public
 Phone (512)251-5000
 Location 1421 WELLS BRANCH PKWY W
PFLUGERVILLE, TX 78660
Charter School Yes

Harmony Science Academy North Austin has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 73rd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Harmony Science Academy North Austin student body is mainly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White18.9%124
Black10.2%67
Hispanic54.5%358
Asian Pacific13.9%91
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.6%17

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 48.6%

42.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY NORTH AUSTIN students are largely middle income and rank 611st in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
8th Grade132
Freshman179
Sophomore136
Junior110
Senior100
Total657

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 186th in Texas

Students at Harmony Science Academy North Austin scored an average 84% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 15.8% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Boys85% to 89%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*95% or more*
Black60% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*80% to 84%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White90% or more*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites50% or more*40% to 59%*
Limited English70% to 79%*45% to 49%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
999

The average SAT score for Harmony Science Academy North Austin students in 2015 was 999.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 241st in Texas

108 out of 210 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 26% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 208th in Texas

Harmony Science Academy North Austin offers 18 AP courses. 44 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Harmony Science Academy North Austin had 172 taking AP exams with a 92 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 67% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 53% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 44% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 43%
AP Courses Offered 18

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students21.8%133
Boys29.3%89
Girls14.3%44
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2%12
Boys2.6%8
Girls1.3%4

Location

Harmony Science Academy North Austin
1421 WELLS BRANCH PKWY W
PFLUGERVILLE, TX
78660
(512)251-5000

10 out of 10 1

District

HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY (AUSTIN)
AUSTIN, TX