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325 W 12th Ste 200
Dallas, TX 75208
Dallas County
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PH: (214) 943-2244
FAX: (214) 946-4427

  • Grades 9-12
  • 2146 students
  • 4 schools

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 TAKS Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 9

English Language Arts
 59% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 57% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

Math
 25% (2011)
 24% (2010)
 18% (2009)
 10% (2008)
 11% (2007)
 9% (2006)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 10

Social Studies
 73% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 50% (2007)
 42% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

Science
 36% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 24% (2009)
 14% (2008)
 14% (2007)
 16% (2006)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 70% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 48% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

Math
 35% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 25% (2009)
 12% (2008)
 13% (2007)
 12% (2006)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 11

Social Studies
 89% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 64% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

Science
 78% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 37% (2009)
 30% (2008)
 31% (2007)
 28% (2006)
The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 80% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 56% (2007)
 50% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 27% (2009)
 27% (2008)
 28% (2007)
 28% (2006)
The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11.
  • TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas.
  • The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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 TAKS Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 11
Social StudiesThis District
All Students89%
Female88%
Male90%
African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special education61%
English language learners79%

ScienceThis District
All Students78%
Female74%
Male81%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Special education48%
English language learners67%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Special education44%
English language learners69%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female55%
Male57%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Special education39%
English language learners48%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11.
  • TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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 Accountability Rating



In 2010-2011 this district was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency. In 2009-2010, this district was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable". In 2008-2009, this district was rated "AEA: Academically Unacceptable".
Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

About the Accountability Ratings

  • Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district.
  • The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12.
  • Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable.
  • Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

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 Gold Performance Acknowledgments

No acknowledgment data was reported for this district.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2007-2008

About the GPA

  • Texas uses the Gold Performance Acknowledgments (GPA) to recognize schools and districts for performance on a range of indicators including, among others, test results in specific subject areas, college admission test results and attendance rates.
  • To be considered for the GPA, schools must have an Accountability Rating of "Academically Acceptable" or higher and must meet the acknowledgment criteria for one or more of the indicators. For example, to receive a GPA for attendance, Academically Acceptable high schools must meet the state's minimum acknowledgment threshold of 95% attendance rate.

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 Teachers

 
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 Students

 
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

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