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G W Harby J High School

Public | 6-8 | 680 students

 

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Posted June 24, 2013

My eldest child attends Harby. My child is in the Pre-AP program and is doing very well. He is challenged by the curriculum, and his teachers are attentive to his needs and to my concerns. The current principal is an exceptional leader and role model for the students. She obviously cares a great deal about her students, and the kids respond to her. I am very happy with the education my child is receiving at Harby. He has had a wonderful junior-high experience and actually looks forward to going to school. The extracurricular activities are also varied and provide him with many fun, educational experiences. For any parent reading these reviews and who are concerned with those reviews that mention bullying as a problem, please realize that those reviews were written when Harby had a different principal and different leadership. The current administration is wonderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2012

My daughter is attending here as well. We moved here from out if state and she has been bullied since her second day. The teachers don't remove her they turn a blind eye and pretend they don't see it or hear it. Not sure what is worse :(
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2011

My son went here for 6th and 7th grade. He was also bullied by students and two teachers. Like a pp said, he was isolated and blamed for being bullied. He transferred to another Alvin school for 8th grade and was much more successful. AISD needs to clean house at Harby and hire teachers and staff that care about their students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2011

My daughter is a 6th grader in the MAP program and we have been very pleased with the school. The new principal is very approachable and very active with parents, teachers, and students. The MAP program has been truly beneficial for my gifted child. Few school districts offer as such a program for GT kids. Thank you!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2010

Harbys way to deal with bullying is to remove the child being bullied from the class to basic isolation and not address the actual problem. My child is being punished for being bullied and reporting numerous times this is going on to no avail.He is in 2 map classes in 6th grade and has maintained a straight a average until the bullying which started at the first of the yearbecame worst.This is a very serious concern for myself and family.Please have your kids be careful they are not safe at harby.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2009

i'm an Alumni of this school, currently in the 10th grade, and i think this school was just great. way better than Alvin High School. at Harby, i actually learned things instead of always worrying about dress code. now, at Alvin High School, i have to worry about Dress code more than schoolwork. teachers need to step it up and think more about the curriculum than dress code.


Posted November 12, 2009

Thank you so much out of most teachers for helping me lear alot. Especially Mrs.Unruh....i've learned so much about the human body, alot for my job i'll be doing!!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2009

i am a map student, cheerleader, actress, percussionist, and volleyball player and harby junior high does not make it hard to do everythin that i want to do! Mr.DeLeon is the absolute coolest teacher the word will ever know. I will have him for the next 3 years and he defintely deserves teacher of the year!!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 21, 2009

what a school. what a place. i love it here i've been here for 1 year and its now my home away from home! if your going to a new school in alvin come here!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 2, 2008

i was a student at Harby Junior High and i loved it, they had some of the coolest teachers ever especially for the map program, like mrs. deleon, mrs. whitlock, mr.deleon, mrs.ruiz, mr. leal, there awesome, even though i got my mountain dew taken away in class forr being to hyper, the school is great, lunches are wonderful, and all the school sponsered events arent that bad the dances are alright, and the talent shows actually have talent in them, its awesome being a student at harby junior high. -kyle sepulveda
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 12, 2008

Its Awsome! Though some areas could use help. Other than that I LOVE Harby Jr High Go Harby Hawks!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 30, 2007

I have tried to get a hold of the principal of this school concerning several diferent things and have never ever been able to catch her or has she returned any messages on mine, although, I have been able to speak to the vice principal. The office staff is not helpful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2006

the best school ever!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 21, 2006

I am a student at this junior high and i love the school this is my 1st year and I am already in love with it.They do so many get to know you games great teachers a great principle and a plain old good school.I would recommend this school for any kid.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 23, 2005

My daughters are in the gifted and talented program known as MAP. They are challenged by the curriculum and their standardized test results are always in the top percentages. The program is wonderful. One daughter participates in band. The band program is well managed. She had never played an instrument and is now receiving top honors after playing in the harby band for only 2 years. My other daughter participates in cheerleading. Again the program is well managed and she enjoys this activity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2004

They tell the kids to always feel free to come and tell the staff if they feel ' uncomfortable with something 'this isn`t true! The staff doesn`t listen to the children and you as a parent and tax payer is told that you are noone to dictate what goes on in this school or school district.If your childs well being is a concern to you as mine was Alvin I.S.D needs to do alot of changing!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2011.

201 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

201 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2011.

221 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

222 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

223 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

198 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

196 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

193 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

188 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students83%
Female85%
Male80%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education75%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students86%
Female87%
Male84%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education50%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students79%
Female81%
Male77%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education29%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students82%
Female81%
Male83%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education71%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education65%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students93%
Female94%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education70%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students89%
Female89%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education75%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students75%
Female72%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education33%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female97%
Male98%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education88%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
72%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

202 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

198 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
51%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

201 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

218 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
54%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students68%
Female64%
Male72%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education50%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)24%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students64%
Female70%
Male57%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education50%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Female69%
Male61%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education20%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)27%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students58%
Female61%
Male55%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education20%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students51%
Female61%
Male41%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education0%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Female88%
Male79%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education50%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female80%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education58%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students71%
Female69%
Male73%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education73%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students67%
Female64%
Male70%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education64%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR 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 goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 64% 52%
White 32% 29%
Black 2% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 10%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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  • LISA BURNS
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301 East House Street
Alvin, TX 77511
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