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Pioneer Crossing Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 641 students

 

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Posted September 12, 2013

My kids were challenged with the curriculum and they are better students because of it. The teachers and staff are nice and the programs available made my kids interested in learning and wanting to work harder & push themselves.
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Posted May 13, 2011

Great school. Staff seems to be involved with community & really seems to care about its students & the community.


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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

73 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
74%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

66 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
67%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

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 82% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
62%
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 Students86%
Female89%
Male83%
Black or African American74%
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
Black or African American65%
Asian89%
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
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 Students83%
Female88%
Male77%
Black or African American69%
Asian100%
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students82%
Female85%
Male78%
Black or African American94%
Asian100%
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students91%
Female97%
Male84%
Black or African American94%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English95%
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 Students87%
Female93%
Male82%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)84%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female74%
Male85%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students81%
Female75%
Male86%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
57%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
70%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
75%
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 Students83%
Female87%
Male79%
Black or African American79%
Asian92%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education67%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingual69%

Math

All Students56%
Female55%
Male56%
Black or African American37%
Asian67%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education33%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented80%
Non-Gifted45%
Bilingual44%
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 Students61%
Female67%
Male52%
Black or African American43%
Asian71%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted51%
Bilingual20%

Math

All Students55%
Female53%
Male58%
Black or African American21%
Asian79%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented93%
Non-Gifted46%
Bilingual60%

Writing

All Students65%
Female67%
Male61%
Black or African American57%
Asian86%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingual20%
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 Students71%
Female69%
Male74%
Black or African American55%
Asian78%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education14%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingual78%

Math

All Students61%
Female66%
Male55%
Black or African American50%
Asian67%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Special education0%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingual78%

Science

All Students68%
Female62%
Male75%
Black or African American52%
Asian75%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education14%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingual80%
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 "Academically Acceptable".
  • This school did not receive a rating in 2008-2009.

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%
Black 23% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 18% 4%
White 7% 29%
Two or more races 6% 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) 39%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • RYAN MARCUM
Fax number
  • (512) 278-4259

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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11300 Samsung Boulevard
Austin, TX 78754
Phone: (512) 278-4850

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