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Carver El Academy

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Posted May 30, 2007

I love Carver. I have two children attending this school. My youngest got to go to Carver ECA for Kindergarten and First Grade. The teachers are wonderful. The children love the 'specials.' At 'Big' Carver, they have animals everywhere and every holiday we volunteer to bring an animal home to care for over the holiday. It is a great learning experience. My children have the opportunity to play the piano, participate in sports, arts, dancing and Spanish class. If you want an exciting education experience for your child(ren), send them to Carver.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2006

Carver has alot more to offer than the regular school. I have a child that is in the gifted and he was bored at a regular school. This school keeps children learning and makes it fun. Carver offers to every student: piano, spanish, PE every day, garden, art, and music. This school has lots of animals all over the school and the children get to feed them while learning all about them hands on. It's a great school. I would not change my kids school they love this school. The teachers here are wonderful. They seem to connect with the kids better than regular schools. This school lets parents come in and help any time they want.
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Posted April 26, 2005

Both of my children go to Carver, and we absolutely love it! It's the best kept 'secret' in Amarillo, and I always love to tell people about Carver when they discuss sending their precious children to school for the first time. Even if you're the least bit interested, go check it out!
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Posted August 28, 2004

My two oldest children attended Carver when it started in 1990. It was a wonderful program then. I have made sure my two youngest children were enrolled in 2003. It is still a wonderful program. The teachers and parents really care!
—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.

About these ratings

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 89% in 2011.

83 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

86 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

90 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

87 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
83%
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 82% in 2011.

76 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

76 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students93%
Female95%
Male90%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education86%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female89%
Male80%
Black or African American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education56%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
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 Students87%
Female83%
Male90%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education33%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students79%
Female75%
Male82%
Black or African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education57%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students87%
Female84%
Male90%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
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 Students92%
Female94%
Male91%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education40%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female100%
Male93%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education100%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students85%
Female88%
Male83%
Black or African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education60%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
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 79% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
67%
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 72% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
74%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
59%
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 Students73%
Female78%
Male69%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracial57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education67%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students53%
Female64%
Male46%
Black or African American34%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education33%
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted49%
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%
Female71%
Male60%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education14%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students49%
Female50%
Male48%
Black or African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education14%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant49%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted43%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students59%
Female65%
Male52%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education25%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant59%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted53%
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 Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students50%
Female49%
Male51%
Black or African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education0%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant50%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students73%
Female75%
Male70%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education14%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted69%
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

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

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

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 43% 13%
White 26% 29%
Hispanic 22% 52%
Two or more races 9% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 0%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • STEFFANIE CHEW
Fax number
  • (806) 371-6081

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1905 Northwest 12th Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79107
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Phone: (806) 326-4150

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