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Hornsby-Dunlap Elementary School

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Posted February 2, 2011

DELL VALLE SCHOOL HORNSBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS THE BEST SCHOOL DISTRICT MY KIDS HAS EVER HAD. Is incredible how they have worked so hard with my kids on my 1st year here in the state of TX and their grades were above of what they have now on this other school Hart Elementary school which teachers do not work at all and over the past 2 years almost 50% of the kids have not passed the state Tax test. Incredible.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 2, 2011

Best School Ever!!! This is the best school in Austin TX since I1st came to the states of Tx this school has gave my kids the excellent teaches in my 1st year here in tx. Not only that but the staff is excellent great motivations for the kids my kids grades went up even when they game here without knowing ESL they learned fast. Principal's are Excellent. The Community Liaison The Best ever I've seen. 10 stars up for this school district ;)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2008

This is my child's second year attending Hornsby she is currently a 1st grader. I don't have any major complaints but I agree with the first parent that more math based curriculms would benefit the students all the way around. I do like their emphasis on reading and a few of the first grade teachers seem to have a good handle on their students disclipline wise which I definetly like. All around good school but I agree the gifted and talented programs need to be stepped up a notch.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2008

My son has grown both socially and academically at HDE. The new principal is very visible and involved. I think the brighter students should have more challenged activities rather than be limited by the average student. I think a better, more clear Math curriculum would help with TAKS tests. I have seen two teachers (not my son's) who could be more discreet when correcting in front of others. We have been pleasantly surprised by our son's teachers and their caring nature.
—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.

145 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

145 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.

147 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

148 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

145 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

133 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

132 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

134 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

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 Students79%
Female82%
Male76%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English87%
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

All Students59%
Female61%
Male56%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education33%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education43%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students81%
Female83%
Male78%
Black or African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
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

All Students81%
Female87%
Male75%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education56%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female91%
Male88%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education63%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students89%
Female87%
Male91%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education67%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)84%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
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.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
50%
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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
42%
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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
59%
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 Students55%
Female56%
Male53%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingual25%

Math

All Students48%
Female45%
Male51%
Black or African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingual36%
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 Students44%
Female45%
Male44%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education17%
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingual26%

Math

All Students48%
Female47%
Male50%
Black or African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education33%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingual42%

Writing

All Students44%
Female52%
Male38%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education0%
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingual16%
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%
Female71%
Male54%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education20%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingual46%

Math

All Students70%
Female73%
Male67%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education17%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingual79%

Science

All Students56%
Female65%
Male50%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingual48%
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 66% 52%
Black 21% 13%
White 11% 29%
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

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 31%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 6%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • MARY BASHARA
Fax number
  • (512) 386-3655

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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5500 Manchaca Road
Austin, TX 78745
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Phone: (512) 386-3650

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