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As your children go through high school, choosing the right school is equally important as deciding on a perfect home. High school is when students are given the tools to figure out the paths they want to pursue as adults. There are more subjects and extra-curricular activities that students can choose from. Taking on their interests and passions help to shape the critical decisions they need to make as they plan their future.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two excellent high schools: Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed and Veterans Memorial High School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Corpus Christi ISD.

Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed’s regular student population is 281 with a student-teacher ratio of 24.7 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Veterans Memorial High School is 2280 students and a student-teacher ratio of 19.4 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 94 in student achievement, 95 in school progress, and 100 in closing performance gaps. It scored 97 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Veterans Memorial High School also performed better to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 90 in student achievement, 86 in school progress, 98 in closing performance gaps and 92 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A
Excellent
  5/5
94
Student Achievement
95
Student Progress
100
Closing Performance Gaps
97
Overall
A
Excellent
  5/5
90
Student Achievement
86
Student Progress
98
Closing Performance Gaps
92
Overall
Distinction Designations
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

Both schools garnered only one distinction designation or award for performance. This is in 25% closing performance gaps .
1/7
Based on 2019
94STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
1/7
Based on 2019
90STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, the dominant group in Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed are Hispanics who make up nearly 82.56% of student population, followed by Whites or Caucasians (13.17%), African Americans (2.49%), Asians (1.42%) and Two or More Races (0.36%). There is no Native Americans student in the school.

At Veterans Memorial High School, Hispanics make up 66.27% of student population, followed by Whites or Caucasians (22.94%), Asians (5.57%), African Americans (3.46%), Two or More Races (1.27%) and Native Americans (0.26%)

Based on household incomes, the Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed’s economically disadvantaged students are lower at 61.57% compared to 26.49% at Veterans Memorial High School.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed has 7 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 2.49% of student population. Veterans Memorial High School has ELLs at 18 or about 0.79% of student population.

Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed’s bilingual students comprise 2.14%, gifted and talented students, 0.36%, while 3.91% are in the special education program. Veterans Memorial High School bilingual students comprise 0.75%, gifted and talented students, 0.04%, and 6.71% are in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 281
African American 2.49% (7 students)
Hispanic 82.56% (232 students)
White 13.17% (37 students)
Asian 1.42% (4 students)
Native American 0.00% (0 student)
Two or More Races 0.36% (1 student)
Economically Disadvantaged 61.57% (173 students)
Limited English Proficiency 2.49% (7 students)
Total Students 2,280
African American 3.46% (79 students)
Hispanic 66.27% (1511 students)
White 22.94% (523 students)
Asian 5.57% (127 students)
Native American 0.26% (6 students)
Two or More Races 1.27% (29 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 26.49% (604 students)
Limited English Proficiency 0.79% (18 students)
Program
Bilingual 2.14% (6 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.36% (1 student)
Special Education 3.91% (11 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 8.79% (25 students)
Bilingual 0.75% (17 students)
Gifted & Talented 0.04% (1 student)
Special Education 6.71% (153 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 0.85% (19 students)
Staff Profile
Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed’s 11 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 7.5 years with individual teaching experience averaging nearly 11.9 years. Veterans Memorial High School’s 118 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 5.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 9.4 years.

Of its teaching staff, Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed has one teacher only serving the school for over 20 years, seven teachers have worked for 11-20 years, one teacher only has worked for 6-10 years, while three teachers have worked for 1-5 years, and school has no beginning teacher. Veterans Memorial High School has 11 teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 35 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 21 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 36 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including 15 beginning teachers.


In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Veterans Memorial High School employs 69 female teachers and 49 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 0 are special education teachers that are being assisted by 1 teacher aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has one staff members in the school administration department and one more working as school support staff.

On the other hand, Veterans Memorial High School employs 69 female teachers and 49 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are five and 16 aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs seven staff members working for the school administration and 15 more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 8.77% (1 teacher)
10 - 20 years 57.89% (7 teachers)
6 - 10 years 6.14% (1 teacher)
1- 5 years 26.32% (3 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 0.00% (0 teacher)
Teacher Experience Average 11.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.5 yrs
Over 20 years 9.60% (11 teachers)
10 - 20 years 29.74% (35 teachers)
6 - 10 years 17.76% (21 teachers)
1- 5 years 30.42% (36 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 12.49% (15 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 9.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5.6 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 59.65% (7 teachers)
Male Teachers 39.47% (5 teachers)
School Admin 1
School Support 1
Edu Aids 1
Special Education 0
Female Teachers 58.54% (69 teachers)
Male Teachers 41.46% (49 teachers)
School Admin 7
School Support 15
Edu Aids 16
Special Education 5

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Compare Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed with Nearby Schools

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Roy Miller H S and Metro School of Design
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1.43 miles
Mary Grett School
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1.72 miles
Moody High School
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  Good 
2.29 miles
Ray High School
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  Good 
  Good 
3.09 miles
Carroll High School
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  Good 
4.58 miles
King High School
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5.48 miles
Veterans Memorial High School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
8.49 miles

Compare Veterans Memorial High School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
King High School
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3.77 miles
Carroll High School
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  Good 
3.91 miles
Ray High School
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  Good 
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6.02 miles
Moody High School
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  Good 
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6.52 miles
Mary Grett School
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6.86 miles
Harold T Branch Academy For Career & Technical Ed
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  Excellent 
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8.49 miles
Roy Miller H S and Metro School of Design
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9.28 miles

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