Life School Oak Cliff

Public, Charter, Alternative K-12

 4400 S Rl Thornton Frwy
       Dallas, TX  75224


 (214) 376-8200

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District: Life School


Student/teacher ratio:  14.2
Number of students:  1,539

Racial breakdown:
African American:
55.4%
Hispanic:
42.4%
Two or more races:
1.2%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  79.0%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Life School Oak Cliff ranked worse than 97.9% of elementary schools in Texas. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 9.26. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018, Life School Oak Cliff ranked worse than 91.1% of middle schools in Texas. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 16.56. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018, Life School Oak Cliff ranked worse than 74.5% of high schools in Texas. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 27.57. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (55.4%), Hispanic (42.4%), two or more races (1.2%). (See more...)
Compare Details 79% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Life School Oak Cliff is 14.2. (See more...)
Compare Life School Oak Cliff employs 108 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Life School Oak Cliff:

SchoolDigger ranks Life School Oak Cliff 4265th of 4357 Texas public elementary schools. (See Life School Oak Cliff in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Life School Oak Cliff 1868th of 2050 Texas public middle schools. (See Life School Oak Cliff in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Life School Oak Cliff 1338th of 1797 Texas public high schools. (See Life School Oak Cliff in the ranking list.)

Life School:

SchoolDigger ranks Life School 811th of 973 Texas school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Life School Oak Cliff

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 45.87 2226th 3465 35.8%
2005 49.09 2062nd 3475 40.7%
2006 50.30 2040th 3476 41.3%
2007 50.81 2162nd 3724 41.9%
2008 44.32 2458th 3768 34.8%
2009 37.83 2852nd 3884 26.6%
2010 28.84 3313th 3937 15.8%
2011 21.69 3692nd 4095 9.8%
2012 23.54 3710th 4206 11.8%
2013 28.17 3480th 4221 17.6%
2014 27.61 3510th 4260 17.6%
2015 24.05 3612th 4320 16.4%
2016 15.30 3918th 4286 8.6%
2017 10.20 4183rd 4329 3.4%
2018 9.26 4265th 4357 2.1%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Life School Oak Cliff

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 56.37 755th 1573 52.0%
2005 67.82 472nd 1582 70.2%
2006 74.27 313th 1585 80.3%
2007 70.12 414th 1684 75.4%
2008 58.96 745th 1718 56.6%
2009 38.21 1307th 1763 25.9%
2010 50.97 1051st 1803 41.7%
2011 56.03 940th 1895 50.4%
2012 39.64 1279th 1951 34.4%
2013 30.13 1552nd 1973 21.3%
2014 30.65 1509th 1987 24.1%
2015 36.84 1410th 2043 31.0%
2016 22.23 1701st 1987 14.4%
2017 16.17 1848th 2027 8.8%
2018 16.56 1868th 2050 8.9%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Life School Oak Cliff

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 61.24 625th 1427 56.2%
2005 60.73 627th 1429 56.1%
2006 60.50 657th 1430 54.1%
2007 61.76 649th 1497 56.6%
2008 55.27 816th 1510 46.0%
2009 54.01 888th 1539 42.3%
2010 53.90 923rd 1568 41.1%
2011 63.24 676th 1672 59.6%
2012 55.62 672nd 1603 58.1%
2013 48.50 920th 1652 44.3%
2014 54.48 799th 1734 53.9%
2015 64.58 583rd 1743 66.6%
2016 68.14 437th 1762 75.2%
2017 32.09 1203rd 1777 32.3%
2018 27.57 1338th 1797 25.5%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Open Quote My grandson went there he graduated this year at life school and I thank God for the teachers who really care about there students this is really a great school. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Life School Oak Cliff

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1999 79 152 7 45 0 n/a n/a 0 283
2000 152 322 6 89 0 n/a n/a 0 569
2001 173 417 9 108 1 n/a n/a 0 708
2002 166 544 15 143 1 n/a n/a 0 869
2003 166 544 15 143 1 n/a n/a 0 869
2004 155 661 15 195 0 n/a n/a 0 1026
2005 123 723 16 249 2 n/a n/a 0 1113
2006 113 793 16 292 3 n/a n/a 0 1217
2007 99 802 19 296 3 n/a n/a 0 1219
2008 71 831 18 321 3 n/a n/a 0 1244
2009 46 841 14 372 0 n/a n/a 0 1273
2010 27 822 22 401 1 n/a n/a 0 1273
2011 28 825 18 432 1 2 8 0 1314
2012 27 841 16 459 2 2 16 0 1363
2013 18 900 13 505 2 2 11 0 1451
2014 20 937 5 538 1 0 19 0 1520
2015 19 930 5 624 0 0 20 0 1598
2016 11 852 4 653 0 0 19 0 1539

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Life School Oak Cliff

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1999 283 19.0 14.9 44.2
2000 569 30.4 18.7 40.6
2001 708 38.9 18.2 47.9
2002 869 46.5 18.7 53.5
2003 869 46.5 18.7 53.5
2004 1026 54.0 19.0 55.1
2005 1113 56.6 19.7 54.4
2006 1217 64.0 19.0 55.6
2007 1219 68.6 17.8 54.8
2008 1244 70.0 17.8 56.5
2009 1273 74.9 17.0 58.3
2010 1273 77.9 16.3 66.1
2011 1314 86.3 15.2 66.8
2012 1363 84.7 16.0 68.2
2013 1451 88.5 16.3 72.8
2014 1520 91.3 16.6 74.7
2015 1598 102.0 15.6 76.7
2016 1539 108.0 14.2 79.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Life School Oak Cliff

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1999 283 19.0 14.9 44.2
2000 569 30.4 18.7 40.6
2001 708 38.9 18.2 47.9
2002 869 46.5 18.7 53.5
2003 869 46.5 18.7 53.5
2004 1026 54.0 19.0 55.1
2005 1113 56.6 19.7 54.4
2006 1217 64.0 19.0 55.6
2007 1219 68.6 17.8 54.8
2008 1244 70.0 17.8 56.5
2009 1273 74.9 17.0 58.3
2010 1273 77.9 16.3 66.1
2011 1314 86.3 15.2 66.8
2012 1363 84.7 16.0 68.2
2013 1451 88.5 16.3 72.8
2014 1520 91.3 16.6 74.7
2015 1598 102.0 15.6 76.7
2016 1539 108.0 14.2 79.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

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