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Morton Elementary School

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Posted January 10, 2013

Weak principal. Belittles the teachers behind their back. He mistreats the counselor and will put other teachers down when he is with his favorites and he encourages rumors. Some teachers are good but not many. Weak principal = low teacher morale = poor learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2011

hello im a former student from this school i only was there for 3rd grade i loved it my teacher was mrs.lewis i loved her so much she taught me so much evryone should go to morton i am now in 6th grade and have moved but i still will come back to vist my favorite teacher in the world iam also only 12 years old thanks for everything morton and mrs.lewis! sorry for no puncution


Posted July 12, 2009

I regret sending my child to this school because of the passive aggression I noticed among a couple of the teachers and principles for 5 and 6th grade. Love of teaching should mean you can find ways to relate to students. Because with that love, you see your student's potential and find ways of helping them not making them feel inadequate. This is what my child had to experience but luckily now she is in a better environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

My child has been here for her first year in school, Kindergarten, and she loves the teachers, principal and her friends. She has done well at Morton and I am keeping her in this school for 1st grade and on through 6th, if I can help it. I enjoy the programs and fun nights for the kids and she has a great teacher, Mrs. Gresham, who corresponds with me and keeps me updated on her work habits and behavior daily and monthly as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2008

my child has been going to this school for 2 years. Most of the school work in done in the classrooms. One of the teachers have claim work was not turned in. Now they have a failing grade and did not deserve one. Though the home room teacher is one of the best, one teacher in particular seem to care. I wish I never enrolled my child here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2006

Arlington ISD does not have programs which accommodate gifted and talented children. My son is repeating the same things and becoming bored with school as he is not challenged enough at school.When asking about this, the reply is we try to do what we can. I do not feel that is acceptable. These children are our future and if we want to see them excel, we must have programs to assist them at school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2005

My son was so nervous about starting school this year he is in the first grade and didnt know anyone. Well, its only been the first week and he already loves his teacher, Ms Bell, she has made him fell very comfortable and secure already. She has made me feel better about sending him to a new school, she made the adorable welcome packages that show she truly cares about her students and if you have never met her you need to hersmile is genuine and her personality is great. Thank you Ms Bell.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 23, 2005

My kid love this school. The teachers are great, to name a few, Mrs. Lee, Mrs. Beaumont, Mrs. Pritchard. My kids have been blessed to have such wonderful teachers who care so much about them. Thumbs up for morton elementary.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 12, 2005

I think Morton is a wonderful place to learn with a great principal. The teachers have been very informative and helpful whenever I've had questions.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted December 18, 2004

I have mixed feelings about morton. The principal they have now is awesome and taking care of business. The teachers my kids have and have had have been awesome, but i cannot say that about some that i see in the halls. Now the uniforms, i love them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2004

I do not recommend this school to anyone. This is a uniformed school that strictly enforces dress code. The principal told my little girl to tuck in her shirt because it looked better. The school communication between parents and children is awful. My daughter loved to go to school when she attended Little Elementary. I have to force her to get dressed and excited about school now.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2003

Morton has been a good school for my son. They have good one on one, day-by-day supervision. Each child gets the change to have his/her own thoughts and be a part of the learning process. I have seen a big improvement in my son's overall attitude since being enrolled at Morton. Thank you.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 89% in 2011.

82 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

116 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

111 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

93 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

104 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

104 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
79%
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 84% in 2011.

99 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

99 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
66%
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 Students82%
Female93%
Male71%
Black or African American45%
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education60%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)95%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students72%
Female73%
Male70%
Black or African American60%
Asian100%
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education100%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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 Students75%
Female83%
Male67%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education45%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female77%
Male74%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education42%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)72%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students77%
Female87%
Male67%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education40%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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 Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Black or African American81%
Asian100%
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female88%
Male87%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female67%
Male74%
Black or African American65%
Asian80%
Hispanic68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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 Students69%
Female70%
Male67%
Black or African American45%
Asian50%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students72%
Female68%
Male75%
Black or African American50%
Asian67%
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
57%
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.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

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 77% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
58%
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 71% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
75%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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 Students76%
Female82%
Male71%
Black or African American63%
Asian90%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingual73%

Math

All Students63%
Female63%
Male64%
Black or African American37%
Asian70%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education50%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingual71%
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 Students62%
Female60%
Male63%
Black or African American59%
Asian67%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education60%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingual58%

Math

All Students64%
Female58%
Male70%
Black or African American43%
Asian91%
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingual67%

Writing

All Students55%
Female60%
Male51%
Black or African American59%
Asian45%
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted54%
Bilingual56%
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 Students68%
Female76%
Male60%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education40%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingual66%

Math

All Students75%
Female83%
Male67%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Special education29%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingual81%

Science

All Students64%
Female61%
Male66%
Black or African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education27%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingual68%
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 Students70%
Female78%
Male60%
Black or African American53%
Asian83%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education67%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingual64%

Math

All Students77%
Female81%
Male72%
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Asian100%
Hispanic81%
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Special education57%
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Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented93%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingual95%
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

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Biology I

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Chemistry

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Geometry

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Physics

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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 Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 67% 52%
Black 21% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 4%
White 5% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 58%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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  • Mrs. Tashalon McDonald
Fax number
  • (817) 419-5605

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2900 Barrington Place
Arlington, TX 76014
Phone: (682) 867-5600

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