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Arp High School

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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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
75%
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 91% in 2011.

70 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

70 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

70 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

71 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
94%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
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 Students96%
Female100%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students89%
Female85%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students96%
Female95%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female95%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/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

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

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
73%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

8 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
68%
English I Writing

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

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
55%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
n/a
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
72%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

9 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
52%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
79%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
35%
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

All Students67%
Female80%
Male56%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education40%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented71%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students88%
Femalen/a
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students87%
Female92%
Male82%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students87%
Female93%
Male81%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students61%
Female69%
Male52%
Black or African American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students42%
Female54%
Male33%
Black or African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education0%
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted38%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students70%
Female77%
Male65%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students44%
Female52%
Male38%
Black or African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Special educationn/a
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted40%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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

English III Writing

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

Geometry

All Students78%
Female78%
Male78%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education20%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

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

U.S. History

All Students78%
Femalen/a
Male83%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted75%

World Geography

All Students71%
Female75%
Male66%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students67%
Female60%
Male73%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education50%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 29%
Black 13% 13%
Hispanic 8% 52%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • RANDY COPELAND
Fax number
  • (903) 859-1541

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Arp, TX 75750
Phone: (903) 859-4917

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