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Pearcy Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 489 students

 

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Posted February 26, 2012

I am in love with the principal she is the best I love this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2012

School is not the problem, the assistant principal E**** is! Watch out! Other than that, any child would be okay.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2011

I like the diversity at Pearcy. The school isn't crowded. I like the PTA events throughout the school year. I like being able to communicate easily with the teachers through daily planners, email, or meetings. I like the automated calling system. It lets me know if my child arrived at school tardy or important information as needed. Having lunch with my child in the cafeteria is now much more pleasant since the removal of the noise control light. The teachers seems to have it together.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 12, 2010

I too agree that the teachers are wonderful at Pearcy however the prison like enviroment of the cafeteria is really taking a toll on my children. The 6th grade is not allowed to talk at all and is severly disciplined for any talking they are also NOT allowed any recess time until Friday and that is only the last 20 minutes of the day.....I dare any of you to go to work for 8 hours a day and not say a word. How depressing that would be. My 2nd and 4th grader are also in assigned seats at lunch and they must all face forward. Why??? Noone seems to have a good answer. The vice principal, Mr. Egner is in charge of all of this as well and seems to quite enjoy this control much to the parents objections and complaints. I have twice this year asked him for a meeting and he never returns my calls and acts as if I have never asked for anything whenever he see's me volunteering in the school. I believe they will soon have a hard time keeping the wondeerful teachers they have.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

Although the teahcing is good my child is complaning about lunch. It seems every one's child is complaning about that. I have been getting complaints fromm my child about how when the whole cafeteria is loud they all get punished. It's not fair that they all have to be quiet, because the only reason it's so lound is because the whole school is eating at the same time! I will be thinking about moving my child to a different school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2009

Teachers care about the kids and make them want to achieve their goals
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 11, 2009

Pearcy Elementary is a great school with a dedicated staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

My child attends Pearcy & loves coming to school, but it seems my childs self esteem has changed lately because it is felt he/she cannot meet the standards of the cafteria rules. It is one thing to discipline for fighting, throwing things, but for a child to be disceplined for talking in the cafeteria when its felt the noise is too loud when do the students get to be sociable besides recess? Sincerly
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2008

I have been impressed so far with Pearcy. After a 2 year absence, my daughters came back to a new principal and assistant principal, and I could tell there had been a positive change. I felt good about the teachers and I'm sure it will be a smooth school year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2007

The only thing I can say about Pearcy this year is that the teachers are great.. Keep up the good work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 24, 2006

I see no signs of prejudice at this school at all. I have never seen a school where it is almost impossible to get in or out of in the afternoon because the parents care enough to want to pick their children up from school every day. The teachers rely on the daily interaction with the parents to ensure the best possible education for their students. The parents (dad and mom) listen to the teachers and ensure the best possible environment for learning for their child. I am proud to be a Pearcy Eagle parent!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2003

My daughter started her Kindergarten year a Pearcy. She was very nervous but because the teachers are so wonderful, they made her feel at home. Mrs. Tapp is an exceptional lady, She was my principal when I was in elementary school. She loves kids and loves her school, and is very dedicated to what she does. The Pearcy staff is very nice and helps you in whatever you may need help on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2003

Barbara Tapp is an awesome principal who takes a genuine interest in the students. Attitude is reflective of leadership and the attitude at Pearcy is defiantly positive. I have three 'eagles' who are flying high because they are at Pearcy.
—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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

72 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

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

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

85 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

87 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

83 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

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 84% in 2011.

84 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

82 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students81%
Female89%
Male76%
Black or African American81%
Asian100%
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education46%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female82%
Male77%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education54%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
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 Students89%
Female97%
Male83%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female95%
Male76%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students92%
Female97%
Male87%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
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%
Female97%
Male88%
Black or African American94%
Asian80%
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
Black or African American89%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students84%
Female86%
Male82%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
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 Students94%
Female91%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education67%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students88%
Female91%
Male85%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
76%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
82%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%
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 Students79%
Female80%
Male77%
Black or African American72%
Asian89%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education60%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female67%
Male65%
Black or African American55%
Asian78%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education30%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted64%
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 Students77%
Female81%
Male74%
Black or African American76%
Asian71%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students65%
Female62%
Male67%
Black or African American56%
Asian75%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education50%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant65%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students84%
Female83%
Male86%
Black or African American76%
Asian88%
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education60%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted84%
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 Students91%
Female88%
Male93%
Black or African American94%
Asian78%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted91%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students96%
Female92%
Male98%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students95%
Female92%
Male96%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education67%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted94%
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 Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education83%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
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Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted88%
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Math

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Proficient in English91%
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Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted88%
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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

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Algebra II

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Chemistry

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English I Reading

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English III Reading

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Geometry

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Physics

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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 "Recognized".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 41% 13%
Hispanic 21% 52%
White 20% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 12% 4%
Two or more races 4% 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) 22%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 7%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students 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
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • NICOLE TURNIPSEED
Fax number
  • (817) 419-5554

Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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Parent involvement
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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601 East Harris Road
Arlington, TX 76002
Phone: (682) 867-5555

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