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Covington Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 664 students

 

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Posted October 1, 2008

The key to sucess is having a relationship with your childs counselor and teachers. They have been great (expecially the counselor) when we have encountered problems. This comes from the parent of a Pre- AP honor and national junior honor society 8th grade student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2008

I could not be more unhappy. My son is in all PreAP classes and band. He has been bullied from the beginning of the school year and nothing stops it! You are ridiculed if you are smart and well behaved. The staff are truly trying to do the best they can but it's an impossible situation. We will move before my child goes back to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2008

This school is not a place for your child if they have a disablity! Unless it's a phycial disablity. It all boils down to, if they can't see the disablity there isn't one. In order to get the help your child needs you better have an advocate.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2007

We moved here from an another city and I was a little worried because it is a bigger school and city. They have done a great job of making sure the kids don't get bullied and get a top notch education. My son is in all PreAP classes and it is really challenging him to think. He loves it. Thanks Covington for making it a great transition not only for him moving from 5th to 6th grade but to a new school as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2007

Covington is an amazing school!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2007

Teaching at CMS has been a professionally liberating experience under Dr.Rilling. She would find a way for teachers to be benefically innovative with students. She is particularly keen on helping students experience real world involvement in global issues. Our experienced counseling team functions with a 'student first' attitude. Our assistant principals take on much of the responsibility for the smoothe functioning of the campus on a daily basis. We have a very experienced teaching staff, who have not lost their zest for learning new strategies in their classrooms. CMS is 20 years old, but you'd never suspect its age due to our custodial staffs' attention to maintainance and cleanliness. While it's true that our parents' ability to volunteer is hampered by their work schedules, I have never felt a parent did not care about his/her child's progress. Teachers offer tutoring during their lunch periods as well as after school.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 18, 2006

The best things about Covington have to be the teachers. I've met a Social Studies teacher who, with his unique viewpoints on history and culture, has opened up new worlds to my student and many others. The band directors and the art teacher are some of the most enthusiastic, dedicated, and driven teachers I have ever met. They Love what they do, and it shows. Bravo!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

An excellent principal A very safe environment, teachers are passionate about their subjects, the music program is unique austin wide beacuse the founders of this school were passionate about it and it shows I cannot measure parent involvement but judging from the attendance at honors assembly I can say it is very good
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2005

Great teachers,excellent principal, but wild uncontrollable student environment.Good honors classes,adequate extracurriculars,but almost no parental environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2005

I will address this from a parents perspective of an honor class student. There are many opportunities available to these students. The classwork is challenging without being more than the students can handle, and the teachers are readily available to help with any difficulties. The students are assigned a counselor when they start in 6th grade. That counselor stays with the children through 8th grade. This allows the counselor to know my child well by the time they graduate to H.S. In return they are able to give guidance and advice that is critical to my child. Unfortunately, with budget cuts, there have also been cuts to 'extra' programs. Music is still excelling, but sports and drama have felt the pinch, IMHO.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 10, 2005

IT has a pleasing look and experienced teachers who make the students feel welcome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2005

I believe that academci quality is of high standsrds. The administration of this school leaves something to be desired. My experience has been that the administration is there only to 'Police' the children, not to protect and encourage them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2004

Unfortunately, my child had an impaired teacher this year and the school didn't correct the situation. When he could not stand it any longer, the school had only one means of discipline, ISS, with no creativity in dealing with this very difficult situation. In school suspension doesn't allow a child to play sports and took away the last motivator my child had for good behavior. I found discipline to be arbitrary and very uncreative. The highlight was the school counselor, who was supportive and intelligent. She couldn't mitigate the damage the teachers and vice principals did, however.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2004

This school is very good. Then entire staff work together to see that each student that applies themselves gets the success they strive for. Students are encouraged to show respect and honor each other as well as the staff. The band program is the crown jewel of the school. Over 1/3 of the school enrollment is involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2004

This school is awesome!!! the entire staff work together for all of the students. One department volunteered some of its funding to the school band for some of its expansion goals. What teamwork. At the end of the first part of the year, the staff gathers together for a holiday kickoff breakfast put on by some of the parents. They recognize everyones contribution to the day to day activities, from the custodial staff to the special education student that just mastered a new skill!!!!!! dr. Rilling believes in all of the student's, not just the honor role one's or the athletic ones. The band program is super!!!! over 1/3 of the school is enrolled in band. The only ones not getting anything out of this school are the one's that don't put anything in.!!!!!!! Keep up the good work covington!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2003

My daughter transferred to Covington in 7th grade. She loves the school. I have been very pleased with the caliber of teachers she has had, especially in math, English and Spanish. The band program is truly exceptional with fantastic, encouraging leadership from the band directors.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 26, 2003

Covington is a great place for kids to be! Dr. Rilling is a wonderful principal and has created a nurturing environment for middle schoolers. The teachers really seem to care about the students. My son loves it there.


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 84% in 2011.

206 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

201 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
83%
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 86% in 2011.

264 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

269 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

262 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

226 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

222 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

222 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

223 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
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 Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education50%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students78%
Female77%
Male79%
Black or African American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education44%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
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 American69%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education63%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented94%

Math

All Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education52%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented89%

Writing

All Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education82%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented94%
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 Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education88%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female81%
Male87%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education62%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented94%

Science

All Students76%
Female69%
Male81%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education53%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented89%

Social Studies

All Students90%
Female86%
Male93%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education68%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented94%
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 71% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
79%
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.

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
62%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

203 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%
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 84% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

216 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
68%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

217 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
46%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%
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 Students61%
Female66%
Male57%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education33%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented89%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female66%
Male69%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education36%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted66%
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 Students72%
Female72%
Male72%
Black or African American50%
Asian100%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education43%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)24%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female64%
Male71%
Black or African American44%
Asian80%
Hispanic64%
Multiracial73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education46%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students71%
Female77%
Male66%
Black or African American56%
Asian100%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education31%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)16%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted69%
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 Students78%
Female83%
Male74%
Black or African American76%
Asian67%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education22%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students63%
Female60%
Male65%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education26%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students65%
Female64%
Male66%
Black or African American59%
Asian80%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education11%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students57%
Female59%
Male55%
Black or African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education7%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)11%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted55%
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

All Students96%
Female91%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
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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 "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 60% 52%
White 26% 29%
Black 8% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 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) 14%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

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

Teacher resources

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School social worker/counselors(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • CANDACE HUGHES
Fax number
  • (512) 892-4547

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
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3700 Convict Hill Road
Austin, TX 78749
Phone: (512) 414-3276

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