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Burgin Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 819 students

 

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Posted Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Burgin is a great school.Both of my kids attend this school.My daughter loves all the teachers that she has had especially Mrs.Hamil.The greatest teacher ever, very dedicated with all her students and always with a positive attitude.I dislike the fact that the kids do not interact during lunch time.The kids are always sitting boy girl boy girl, and are always being told to quiet down. Lunch time should be a relax time for students from the classrooms.Also the principle can be very rude.Last the lunch lady Alicia is very nice with the students!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2014

Burgin Elementary is a fine school. Overall the staff is great and friendly as well as responsible. The only thing that parents have to worry about is: how their child gets along with others student and their behavior and commitment to get good grades. -Tony T. Former 6th Grader of the class 2011-2012


Posted October 20, 2013

My daughter is in 2nd grade this year, she has been at burgin since Kindergarden . I really like Burgin the teachers are great especially her 1st grade teacher Ms.Hankins she was a wonderful teacher my daughter an I both love her greatly she has a unique way with kids her way of teaching is really great . My daughters 2nd grade teacher is sweet an I believe as the year goes on we will be happy to have gotten her . The office staff is always so helpful an nice as is the principle. I would an will recommend Burgin to anyone looking for a school for their child .Thank you all .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2013

THE SCHOOL Y VERY FANTASTIC. ALL THOSE VORKS HARD FOR THE CHILDREN. I AM GRATEFUL FOR THE HELP WITH MY TWO CHILDREN.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2010

Two of my children go to school here. One is in Kindergarten and the other is in PK3. The teachers are awesome Mrs. Moosa is so sweet as well as her assistant Mrs. Laura my daughter has just blossomed out of her shell and has learned so much. I was pretty shocked how fast she has learned to be so little. My other daughter has Ms. Shoemaker and it has been a struggle with my daughter. I have had to have constist contact with the teacher and we have discuss the problems and concerns to improve my daughters efforts. I think both of these teachers are really great and the school is a really good school. It doesn't have a PTA but i really do not see that as a problem for the school i think it is more of the parents part. It's really sad how there are so may people that are not involved and on top of there kids. But overall Burgin has been great for my kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2010

My son attended Kindergarten here. His teacher was very angry with the students from day one (and admitted the district had moved her from the third grade; which is where her heart was). My son entered the school knowing the alphabet, his colors, how to count to 100... and he hadn't learned anything new by Christmas. He was one of the only kids reading in Kindergarten, so his teacher set him up to read for the principal... sad thing is, that she didn't teach him how to read, we did!!! Thankfully he got into a great charter school the next year (barely passed the tests to get in). NO, I don't miss Burgin at all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2008

After Having horror story after horror story at a nearby school in Arlington, I sat with the Principle, discussed my concerns at length, and left feeling more than comfortable with moving my kindergarden student into this school. Today was his first day, and he came home happier than I have seen him in months.... Thank you, great job!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2008

Burgin is a culturally diverse school with staff members that value individual students, their interests, cultural differences, and academic abilities. The lack of a PTA hinders the connection between parents and teachers; however, the Family Involvement Liaison is awesome


Posted December 17, 2007

Burgin is a really good school and my child really enjoys going there. However I would love for there to me more parent involvement. There is no kind of involvment as fas as a PTA. Pretty much all of the schools had a christmas program for the kindergarten classes,but they did not at Burgin :( I need more school spirit from the parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2007

I am proud to send my childrent to Burgin. Two have graduated and will start college next year...I have been with the school since it opened in 1999. I still have two their and they are getting a quality well rounded education. I am most impressed with the K division all of the K teachers are simply wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2007

Burgin elementary is not a very child friendly school (or adult friendly). My kid did come with a record of being jumpy but they had him pegged even before the first day. we left the 2nd week to remynse which has worked great 4 him and the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2007

My children attended Dunn for 2 years and the oldest is autistic. I feel very lucky to have had such a wonderful experience as I have heard some horror stories from parents of autistic children in public schools. My child was able to stay in the regular classroom and did just as well as the other children! The teachers and counslers were amazing and I fully credit them for his success! They truly bonded with my kids and I was soo sad to have to leave! But I can tell you if they don't like their new school we will be happy to go back to Burgin no matter how far I have to drive!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2006

As the parent of a special needs child in special education I can say this is not the school you want your child to attend. The staff was less than cooperative when it came to anything other than the 'typical' student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2006

Great staff and teachers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2006

Burgin is one of the best schools my children have attended. The principal is great, she helped me encourage my daughter that it was ok to miss mommy and she would be just fine in school. The counselor has helped me also with the issues I have with my children (Twins 8). The Second grade team is awesome. My children's grades and behavior has benefited with this school. I would highly recommend it to anyone. This school also has a wonderful mentor prgram between the students and the staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2005

This is a very racially diverse school that I am proud to have my daughter attend. She loves school very much and enjoys her kindergarten class. Test scores are improving for this new school.
—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 89% in 2011.

99 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

99 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

108 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

108 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

98 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

98 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

87 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students93%
Female98%
Male90%
Black or African American88%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)93%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students95%
Female98%
Male93%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)98%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
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 Students74%
Female72%
Male76%
Black or African American67%
Asian100%
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education33%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female83%
Male74%
Black or African American69%
Asian94%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education44%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students79%
Female84%
Male72%
Black or African American74%
Asian100%
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education29%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-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 Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Black or African American89%
Asian92%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students93%
Female92%
Male94%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students76%
Female71%
Male80%
Black or African American57%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
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 Students91%
Female95%
Male86%
Black or African American94%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)84%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female84%
Male79%
Black or African American84%
Asian91%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
54%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
74%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
55%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
74%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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 Students71%
Female84%
Male61%
Black or African American72%
Asian93%
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education20%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students63%
Female76%
Male52%
Black or African American44%
Asian85%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education40%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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

English Language Arts

All Students68%
Female68%
Male67%
Black or African American56%
Asian94%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education43%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students38%
Female39%
Male37%
Black or African American19%
Asian94%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Special education25%
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)26%
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted34%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
Black or African American67%
Asian100%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education50%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted73%
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 Students82%
Female78%
Male85%
Black or African American71%
Asian92%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education71%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students61%
Female72%
Male52%
Black or African American36%
Asian92%
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special education14%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students66%
Female64%
Male68%
Black or African American43%
Asian92%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education57%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted66%
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 Students74%
Female72%
Male76%
Black or African American74%
Asian93%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students64%
Female72%
Male56%
Black or African American65%
Asian86%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

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Algebra II

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Biology I

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Chemistry

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English I Reading

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English II Writing

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English III Reading

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English III Writing

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Geometry

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Physics

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U.S. History

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World History

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 45% 52%
Black 25% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 14% 4%
White 11% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 0%
Two or more races 2% 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) 42%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 10%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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  • SHEILA MADDEN
Fax number
  • (817) 419-1416

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401 East Mayfield Road
Arlington, TX 76014
Phone: (682) 867-1300

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