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Maplewood Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 450 students

 

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Posted January 13, 2014

Teachers at Maplewood make sure that students are included with their regular education peers so that they have access to all of the grade level instruction and standards needed for the state assessments. They provide additional teachers and assistants in the classroom to support students with learning disabilities and other special needs. In the classrooms, special education and regular education students learn together, and any child who needs support has access to additional help. The teachers are warm and caring, and are willing to do whatever it takes to make sure students are successful.


Posted May 6, 2013

Maplewood is a wonderful, community oriented school with great diversity and very dedicated and involved parents and teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2011

My son is enrolled in the PreK program here. It is both his and my first experience in this department, as he is my oldest and he was never in any daycare programs. The transistion from home to school was seamless and we both fit right in! The teachers are amazing and we instantly felt comfortable. My son started off with a pretty solid foundation for preK, he knew his letters and his colors and shapes, but he has constantly improved in other areas like writing. Maplewood is a sweet little school and it's become our home away from home. :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

My son has had a great first year here. All of his teachers, including his homeroom, P.E., Art and Music teachers have been wonderful, engaged and active. The school has a sweet and safe feel with a lot of fun activities to engage families during and after school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2010

Great neighborhood school. All three of my kids went to school there and loved it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

I love the diversity and the great teachers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Great teachers, great kids, great parents, great volunteers, great staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

The teachers and staff are phenomenal. They love the kids and the kids love them right back. Always willing to go the extra. I love this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

It's a community school where parents and teachers really care about the students and get involved on so many levels
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Maplewood is more than a school. It's a community, and a conscientious one at that!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Maplewood is the school that time forgot--but totally in a good way. You walk into the halls and immediately feel at home. It's institutional, but in a completely retro 50s sort of way. Like if Mad Men took place in a school, Maplewood would be that school. Better yet, the community that has been created there feels like that as well. As schools should be, it's relatively small. All the teachers know all the kids and all the kids pretty much know one another. Most come directly from the surrounding neighborhood as do many of the teachers. I am in the halls and library frequently and have yet to see or hear any inappropriate speech or behavior. It's not that anything special is happening, but there does seem to be a level of respect for one another that I don't hear about from other schools. I love that my older child knows and plays with kids of all ages. My younger child is almost like a mascot and will feel right at home when it's his time to attend. Teacher quality is off the charts with many long-term, highly experienced teachers. (With Texas at a 3 year average retention rate for teachers, we feel particularly lucky there.) We even have school gardens that the kids plant, tend, harvest and eat during a few special cafeteria lunches. We feel incredibly lucky to be part of such a vibrant, caring, urban school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 18, 2008

My kids came from an 'exemplary' school in another nearby district. I will be the first to admit that I had extreme reservations about whether Maplewood would work for our family given it's TAKS results. I was really worried that I might be putting my children in a 'lower ranked' school. What we quickly realized was that these labels based on one test on one day of the year mean absolutely nothing! Maplewood has been a breath of fresh air for my family. It is a school that serves a very diverse population without leaving any segment of that population behind. The kids who are ahead are challenged, the kids who struggle are given the help they need. There is a wildlife habitat on site, gardens the kids tend and eat from, kids learn how the solar panels work for the school. After school classes in robotics, french, yoga, ballet folk,etc.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 7, 2007

Many of the teachers at Maplewood are saints and good teachers as well. Some of them (like Dr. Walker) are absolutely superb. The school is struggling, however, with inadequate resources and does a good job with what it has. It is an excellent example of how even committed teachers and parents can't always swim upstream in a system that penalizes minority students rather than compensates for their diffiiculties.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2007

Maplewood is a great little school... committed parents, excellent teachers, and a wonderfully diverse group of students. I feel like my child is appreciated and supported and learning SO much every day. The after school program is terrific - classes in drama, science, magic, computers... also classes for parents - all free! This is a school where your child will recieve individual attention and be part of a diverse and vibrant community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2006

Maplewood is an urban oasis of a school. Though it's had a lot of turnover due to poor leadership over the past 2 years, it has really evened out this year. The staff is excellent! Everyone who works at Maplewood truly cares about each child's success. The new assistant principal is a gem, and art/music/PE classes are back to just one class of students at a time due to increased enrollment this year, so no more classes of 30 kindergardeners! :) The diversity is amazing. It's a very authentic representation of Texas's population. This school has many master teachers, involved parents, and alliances with other schools, churches, and community organizations. Students are fortunate if they're able to attend this small public school with a private-school attitude about hands-on, real-world, student-centered education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2006

Maplewood Elementary School is a 'Green' School with a focus on science, technology and the environment. Science and technology education begins at Maplewood in Kindergarten with Kinder teacher Dr. Pauline Walker, who lead the school in science and technology education. The school boasts excellent science clubs, including a robotics classes and science activities for Kinder - 6 grades. The school is a nationally certified Natural Wildlife Habitat and features dozens of rain barrels for water collection, a pond and gardening programs for the kids. Maplewood has onsite solar panels and is one of 30 schools in the state powered in part by the sun. The campus has a Wellness Team made up of parents, community members, teachers, staff and students. The Wellness Team works with the school to ensure kids are exposed to healthier food and activity choices. Maplewood is training the scientists and environmentalists of the future!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 27, 2005

'Increase the Peace' is the school motto and 'Peace Makers' are highlighted every week. One could argue that the school atmosphere is somewhat chaotic. Some 'systems' are not well thought out such as dropping children off and picking them up. Parent involvement is low but those parents wo are involved try to make up for those who are not. There is a caring atmosphere at the school. Music, PE and Art are made up of a class and a half so there are over 30 students in those classses. There is a good after school program which many students take advantage of.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2004

This school is a great example of what an involved neighborhood, vocal parents and committed teachers can contribute to student success. It is richly and successfully diverse, and has a total community feel. You can count on the teachers here to develop relationships with your child and place appropriate challenges before him/her. Maplewood is also one of few remaining elementaries in Austin that offers 6th grade (a privilege we fought for) and has two top-notch 6th grade teachers on par with the teachers provided in Austin's magnet junior highs. We're working hard now to build more after school opportunities.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

42 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

38 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

46 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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 84% in 2011.

37 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
53%
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%
Male93%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female100%
Male93%
Black or African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
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 Students85%
Female91%
Male76%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students95%
Female92%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education100%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students89%
Female87%
Male93%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
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 Students93%
Female95%
Male92%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female95%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students96%
Female95%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
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 Students89%
Female89%
Male90%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students75%
Female69%
Male90%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented89%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
85%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
68%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
71%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
63%
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 Students92%
Female87%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted90%
Bilingual100%

Math

All Students73%
Female68%
Male83%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted69%
Bilingual67%
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 Students73%
Female73%
Male74%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education40%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students57%
Female52%
Male61%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education50%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant57%
Gifted/talented90%
Not Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students62%
Female57%
Male68%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education60%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant62%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted51%
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 Students87%
Female92%
Male83%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students94%
Female96%
Male93%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students81%
Female88%
Male75%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted77%
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 Students59%
Female67%
Male50%
Black or African American22%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant59%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students52%
Female46%
Male60%
Black or African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Special educationn/a
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant52%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted48%
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

Algebra I

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Algebra II

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Biology I

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Chemistry

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English I Reading

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English I Writing

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English II Writing

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English III Reading

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English III Writing

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Geometry

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Not special educationn/a
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Physics

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U.S. History

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Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
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World Geography

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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

World History

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Whiten/a
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Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
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

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

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 36% 52%
White 36% 29%
Black 17% 13%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 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) 12%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
Art teacher(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

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching

Language learning

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

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • VICKIE JACOBSON
Fax number
  • (512) 472-8559

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
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
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3808 Maplewood Avenue
Austin, TX 78722
Phone: (512) 414-4402

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