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Burns 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.

144 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

148 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

151 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

152 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

143 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

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 82% in 2011.

132 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

139 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

134 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
79%
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 Students83%
Female83%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education40%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)72%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students81%
Female78%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education44%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Female72%
Male73%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education43%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students80%
Female82%
Male79%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education50%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education80%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English97%
Migrant80%
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female98%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education64%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%
Proficient in English94%
Migrant100%
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students88%
Female90%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education67%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English92%
Migrant100%
Non-migrant88%
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

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
48%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
72%
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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
53%
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 Students68%
Female72%
Male64%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingual52%

Math

All Students63%
Female59%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education20%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingual56%
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 Students62%
Female57%
Male69%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education29%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingual43%

Math

All Students69%
Female69%
Male68%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education0%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented80%
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingual57%

Writing

All Students69%
Female78%
Male58%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education20%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
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

English Language Arts

All Students70%
Female75%
Male65%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education20%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingual25%

Math

All Students77%
Female72%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education17%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingual75%

Science

All Students55%
Female50%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education7%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted49%
Bilingual43%
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 "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 99% 50%
White 1% 31%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Black 0% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Mario Fajardo
Fax number
  • (956) 548-8489

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Brownsville, TX 78521
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Phone: (956) 548-8490

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