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Blessing Elementary School

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

35 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

35 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

35 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

37 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

37 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
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 Students91%
Female88%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education80%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students86%
Female81%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education80%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
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 Students69%
Female71%
Male68%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students84%
Female80%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
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 Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female78%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students89%
Female84%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

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

All Students67%
Female83%
Male47%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students56%
Female59%
Male53%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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

English Language Arts

All Students76%
Female79%
Male73%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female68%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students62%
Female79%
Male40%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted57%
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 Students66%
Female58%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students69%
Female63%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-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

  • 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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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 56% 52%
White 43% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Black N/A 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 23%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 7%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • SELINA GARCIA
Fax number
  • (361) 588-1150

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 170
Blessing, TX 77419
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Phone: (361) 588-6622

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