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Athens Intermediate School

Public | 4-5 | 476 students

 

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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 85% in 2011.

226 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

225 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

225 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

270 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

270 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

270 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
92%
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 Students78%
Female82%
Male76%
Black or African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education50%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education33%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students90%
Female93%
Male88%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education67%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
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 Students88%
Female89%
Male86%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education80%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education80%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students84%
Female82%
Male87%
Black or African American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education57%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
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 72% in 2013.

223 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

223 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
72%
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.

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

247 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

247 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

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

All Students65%
Female68%
Male62%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education25%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)32%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted61%
Bilingual43%

Math

All Students61%
Female61%
Male61%
Black or African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education25%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant61%
Gifted/talented90%
Not Gifted58%
Bilingual52%

Writing

All Students55%
Female64%
Male48%
Black or African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education25%
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted51%
Bilingual42%
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 Students66%
Female70%
Male63%
Black or African American45%
Asian80%
Hispanic58%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education67%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted63%
Bilingual59%

Math

All Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
Black or African American45%
Asian100%
Hispanic70%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education43%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted71%
Bilingual72%

Science

All Students66%
Female60%
Male73%
Black or African American43%
Asian80%
Hispanic62%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education54%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted64%
Bilingual66%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 46% 52%
White 37% 29%
Black 12% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
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) 28%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 17%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Nurse(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

Language learning

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

Health & athletics

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

School Leader's name
  • GINGER MORRISON
Fax number
  • (903) 677-6987

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
  • Nurse(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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307 Madole Street
Athens, TX 75751
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Phone: (903) 677-6960

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