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Beckham Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 645 students

 
 

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9 reviews of this school


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Posted March 24, 2009

My daughter is a kindergarter here. This is not our home school, Goodman is, and we were recommended to attend this school . I did not research this school much but should have. The first time I met my daughter's teacher she did not introduce herself...as I had to ask her if she was the lead teacher. I feel like my daughter's teacher could have better parent/teacher relationships. She doesn't seem to involved with the students. The prinicipal was nice when we first met her but that changed. I rarely see her outside her office. She doesn't have much interaction with students in my opinion either. The traffic is awful in the afternoons! There are few teachers and principals helping monitor parents and students to get in and out safely. My daughter has done well there academically. Her writting and reading comprehension has improved a great deal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 18, 2009

We transfered from Ashworth to Beckham. I could not be happier with that choice! Faculty and staff are great. Principle is visible everyday and all day! She is there for the kids and the parents. She is an example for other Principals to follow! We think my son's teacher is great! The PTA does alot for the kids, but it really needs more parent envolvement!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 17, 2008

Good Teachers and great support. Excellent admininstration, clean school. Student relations are great.. PTA team need more help.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 30, 2008

There are exceptional teachers at Beckham. I have been impressed with teacher quality in light of the lack of support they get from the principal. The school has extreme discipline problems that continue to go unchecked. The principal shows little if any regard towards parents and not much more towards students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2007

My child has gone to Beckham for several years. I think the staff at Beckham has really suffered. There are negative undertones as the teachers do not get along well. They re always stressed out. The good teachers they ve had were quick to find another school. The absence I ve seen with the teachers has amazed me. It got to the point I would walk my child in and saw there was a substitute well that meant an absence for the day. The discipline is not there at all. They look the other way. As for the curriculum my child was not challenged at all. My advice is if your living in this area your much better off with home school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 3, 2007

I am a parent at this school. Most of the teachers at this school are fantastic. There are a few though who need work. The vice principal is exceptional. The principal is not so good. The does not appear to really care about the kids. She is more involved in appearances instead of learning. There are many advantages in your child attending this school. The overall parent involvement is lacking in the upper grades. I would recommend this school for the teachers, vice principal, and support staff. We have had 5 complete years in this school with two children who attend, and only a few incidents that I have found lacking.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 22, 2007

The school has come close to exemplary several years in a row. It's a great school and I love the teachers there. I could not have hand selected a better staff myself.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

Beckham is truly an impressive school. We just moved from Ohio and our 3 children were in a private school before coming to Texas. I was so pleased with the teachers at Parent Night and the first day of school. They were all very friendly. The curriculum is top-notch. The students are expected to listen and be respectful of everyone teachers and other students. It s a blessing for my children to be a part of Beckham.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2003

We came from a private school with extremely low teacher/student ratio as well as very hands on involvement we were very cautious about public school. Beckham felt like home walking in the door the first day to take the tour. The grades are [to] consider a team of teachers that work together to help students. They recognize the weak and bring them strong. They challenge the stronger children as well. The staff is great! Wow welcoming people! The school is so clean you would have to see it to believe it!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

84 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

83 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

102 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

100 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

91 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

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 84% in 2011.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students85%
Female95%
Male77%
Black or African American100%
Asian83%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students92%
Female92%
Male91%
Black or African American94%
Asian96%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
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 Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black or African American71%
Asian85%
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female83%
Male89%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students91%
Female96%
Male84%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
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 Students97%
Female98%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students97%
Female96%
Male98%
Black or African American96%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students91%
Female89%
Male93%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
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 Students97%
Female100%
Male94%
Black or African American96%
Asian95%
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students96%
Female100%
Male92%
Black or African American96%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
68%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
73%
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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
84%
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 Students78%
Female88%
Male65%
Black or African American79%
Asian70%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female72%
Male69%
Black or African American47%
Asian86%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted71%
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 Students76%
Female78%
Male72%
Black or African American65%
Asian76%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education40%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female65%
Male68%
Black or African American46%
Asian83%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education40%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students77%
Female78%
Male75%
Black or African American63%
Asian80%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted76%
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 Students84%
Female85%
Male84%
Black or African American77%
Asian97%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black or African American73%
Asian93%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students80%
Female80%
Male80%
Black or African American83%
Asian93%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted79%
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 Students79%
Female80%
Male79%
Black or African American68%
Asian91%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female85%
Male91%
Black or African American88%
Asian96%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
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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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Geometry

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Physics

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • 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 28% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 26% 4%
Black 25% 13%
White 18% 29%
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) 36%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 3%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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1700 Southeast Parkway
Arlington, TX 76018
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