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Shackelford J High School

Public | 7-8 | 735 students

 

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Posted January 16, 2014

As a substitute, it is okay. There will be some students who are a little annoying to control so you gotta push them to do work. Do your best to get them motivated. Some students were rude and don't care if you tell them to do this or that. The staffs and faculty were very kind. Uniforms is the trend in this school. I don't really have anything terrible to complain about.


Posted August 6, 2012

This school is great! Not the best, but not something you need to transfer from. The teachers are very caring and educated, the only problem i have with the school is the uniforms, but i guess i'll get over it eventually... If you have good grades and aren't looking for trouble, you'll survive.


Posted March 11, 2012

Shack has been a great experience for my son. The expectations in the PAP/Honors courses are high. Teachers/extra-curricular sponsors/coaches have all been kind and caring. Too bad more parents "can't be bothered" to show up for Open House. These missing folks are probably the first to complain about a school or teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 6, 2011

The school is great all of my teachers are really great at their job my grades are the best they've ever because the teachers really ensure you are getting everything you need and if you are going to have you're child go to this school ask for mr. forson to be their science teacher he is the absolute best teacher I've ever had.


Posted December 21, 2010

I go there now, and it's an okay school. The good thing is that they show you that it's okay to be different and to have different goals. On the bad side, they have so much fights... but the principal cares and is real nice about everything. I really like this school. Plus, you start becoming friends with people that went to other schools. It's a pretty good school. The teachers are nice and some Pre-AP teachers are great at their job!


Posted November 29, 2010

This school has excellent teachers! i went here in 2007 to 2008 it is the best years i spent in my life! i loved my teachers there such nice people. This school has an awesome orchestra, band and choir. Great for sports. I use to go to Nichols but i hated it and change. Go Patriots!!!


Posted August 12, 2010

After working with the principal directly, and a couple of the teachers, I am VERY IMPRESSED at the dedication and extra effort they make to encourage achievement and maintain good discipline. We drive past another Jr High a block away from my home to escape their gangs and discipline problems. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!! I'll bring my second child to Shack' next year too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2009

last year I was a seventh grader there and I loved it, the teachers are great!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 25, 2009

Last year I was a 7th grade student who attended Shackelford Jr. High , I found it diverse inriching and fun . All of the teachers ,especialy on the north stars team were tramendous and I can't wait for school to start again.The bad thing is that there are many cliques and it is kinda hard to mingle into new groups.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 19, 2009

I love this school!!!! i went there for 7th and 8th grade and it has been the greatest 2 years of my live!!! Go Patriots!!!1
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 27, 2009

I currently attend Shackelford Jr. High and I really enjoy it. I attended Butler Elementary before and there is a big difference. I love Shackelford because it is very diverse, unlike Butler. Shack shows kids what the real world is like. Parent involvment isn't great, but the teachers are awesome, the coaches are super, and the speech/art/band/orchestra/choir teachers are spectacular. :]
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 23, 2008

This school ranks on everything. I see children get stereotyped, and ranked on low, middle, and high class. There is too much of it. And though they have good academics, sportsmanship is very poor. And my child is very active. I switched my son to Nichols Jr. High in time for 8th grade.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 31, 2007

I don't feel that the school discriminates between low and high income levels when it comes to sports, I do however feel that the school puts way too much emphasis on sports instead of academics. On a positive note, the band program is amazing!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2007

this school is the best one out of all of them! [:
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 20, 2007

It's a wonderful school! There's lots of oppertunity for parent involvement. My teachers are great and always make sure we understand. Last year when I was in 7th grade, I was in the Red Hots team. The teachers there are tough, but they taught me well! -Band rocks!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 13, 2007

Shack is a very good Junior High School. It is also a socially and economically diverse school due to 3 of the 4 feeder elementary schools. Kids from Buttler might feel a little stunned by the diversity at first. The kids get a good education in a supportive environment and learn to get along with different types of people just like in the real world. There's more homework than grade school as expected. Things won't get any easier all the way up through college. There are plenty of opportunities to get good grades. Shack is a good preparation for high school and beyond. Shack also has one of the top orchestra programs in the state for junior highs. Sports are fair and competitive. There is good parent support in all areas and nearly all the teachers and staff are accessible like any school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2007

The teachers at Shackelford really seem to care and try to make my child a better person.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 16, 2006

Shackelford is a good school with traditional values. I enjoyed speaking with almost every teacher in their system. They were caring and concerned when it came to the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2005

Shackelford is a great school. My kids love their teachers and classes. They have excelled both academically and socially. Public school at its best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 22, 2005

This school discriminates between high and low income levels. During sports tryouts you could see favoritism for kids from Butler Elem.when it was more than obvious that the kids from Wimbish Elem. were better at the sport. However, I would like to compliment the school for a great Veterans day program! Many talented Fine Arts students and teachers, especially Orchestras string section!
—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 86% in 2011.

368 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

371 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

363 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

336 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

336 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

331 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
73%
Social Studies

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

325 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

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 Students79%
Female83%
Male74%
Black or African American68%
Asian92%
Hispanic67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education43%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented93%

Math

All Students72%
Female75%
Male69%
Black or African American55%
Asian92%
Hispanic62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education28%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Gifted/talented90%

Writing

All Students91%
Female97%
Male85%
Black or African American85%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education70%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)72%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented97%
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 Students90%
Female94%
Male87%
Black or African American87%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education52%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented97%

Math

All Students85%
Female87%
Male82%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education40%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented94%

Science

All Students74%
Female74%
Male74%
Black or African American47%
Asian92%
Hispanic65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education38%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)28%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented89%

Social Studies

All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education72%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented97%
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 77% in 2013.

333 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

328 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
69%
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.

373 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

372 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%
Social Studies

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

375 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
70%
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.

175 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

 
 
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English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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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

 
 
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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.

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n/a

2012

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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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 Students75%
Female80%
Male70%
Black or African American67%
Asian90%
Hispanic65%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education24%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented97%
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students51%
Female50%
Male52%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education40%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant51%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted51%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students70%
Female76%
Male64%
Black or African American54%
Asian80%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education13%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Gifted/talented90%
Not Gifted68%
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%
Female90%
Male81%
Black or African American80%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education25%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female78%
Male80%
Black or African American68%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education18%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented96%
Not Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students82%
Female82%
Male82%
Black or African American71%
Asian100%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education7%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students65%
Female63%
Male67%
Black or African American56%
Asian82%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education0%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted62%
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 American100%
Asian100%
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)100%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

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English I Writing

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English II Reading

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English II Writing

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English III Reading

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Geometry

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Physics

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U.S. History

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World Geography

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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 "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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 44% 52%
White 32% 29%
Black 19% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Two or more races 2% 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) 19%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Nurse(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Art teacher(s)
Music teacher(s)
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • ANDREW HAGMAN
Fax number
  • (817) 801-3605

Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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2000 North Fielder Road
Arlington, TX 76012
Phone: (682) 867-3600

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