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El Paso Independent School District

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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P.O. Box 20100
El Paso, TX 79998
El Paso County
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PH: (915) 779-3781
FAX: (915) 779-3781

  • Grades PK-12
  • 64,058 students
  • 93 schools

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 TAKS Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 90% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 91% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

Math
 89% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 74% (2006)
The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 4

Writing
 94% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 87% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 86% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 82% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

Math
 92% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 83% (2007)
 78% (2006)
The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 5

Science
 90% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 71% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 93% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

Math
 95% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 89% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 81% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 84% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2011.

Math
 80% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 68% (2007)
 62% (2006)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 7

Writing
 93% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 80% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 83% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 76% (2007)
 69% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2011.

Math
 80% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 64% (2007)
 55% (2006)
The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 8

Social Studies
 93% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

Science
 76% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 57% (2007)
 58% (2006)
The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 92% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 83% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

Math
 86% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 60% (2007)
 51% (2006)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 9

English Language Arts
 86% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 80% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

Math
 71% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 49% (2007)
 42% (2006)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 10

Social Studies
 94% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

Science
 75% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 63% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 53% (2007)
 49% (2006)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

English Language Arts
 91% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

Math
 82% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 52% (2006)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

Source: TX Education Agency, 2010-2011

Grade 11

Social Studies
 96% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 92% (2006)
The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

Science
 92% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 69% (2006)
The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 93% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

Math
 89% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 71% (2007)
 71% (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 Students96%
Female96%
Male97%
African American96%
Asian96%
Hispanic96%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education63%
English language learners78%

ScienceThis District
All Students92%
Female92%
Male93%
African American92%
Asian96%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial98%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special education51%
English language learners58%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students93%
Female94%
Male91%
African American89%
Asian94%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial96%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education58%
English language learners44%

MathThis District
All Students89%
Female89%
Male88%
African American81%
Asian94%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial91%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Special education50%
English language learners56%
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 "Recognized" by the Texas Education Agency. In 2009-2010, this district was rated "Recognized". In 2008-2009, this district was rated "Academically Acceptable".
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

In 2007-2008 this district was acknowledged by the Texas Education Agency for the following indicator(s):

  • Recommended High School Program
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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