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Travis B Bryan High School

Public | 9-12 | 1929 students

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $132,600. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $820.

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Posted October 12, 2013

There is still a sharp contrast between the "haves and the have nots.. Most people in this area will say that the public schools are better in College Station than in Bryan and to some extent this is true Socioeconomically the difference between Bryan and College Station is whether you are among the professors and professionals associated with the four year university based in College Station. Most of the university based educators or professors and professionals live in elite communities in College Station where the better schools are located. The majority of residents in Bryan tend to be working class or below where a higher percentage of minority, lower socioeconomic slice of the community live.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2013

The International Baccalaureate Programme is still too new; stick with AP classes rather than trying for the IB Diploma. The Fine Arts are definitely top notch and the Career and Technology classes do a fine job preparing students to enter the workforce.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 19, 2012

Low act and SAT score are the last thing you have to worry about in this school Year after year this school has had gang problems and dangerous mobs fighting.


Posted December 7, 2009

Im a former student an gota say that it was a wonderfull school. There's many ways to meet new people an alot of fun, not all the teaching is paper work. First hand experience is the way to go! Not to mentin all the people! Alot of the teachers are really dedicated to make the work fun an help you understand. An with programs such as Avid anyone is capable of attending college my teacher mrs. gorzecki [still can't spell it...] did wonders with me along with ms. garcia. There's so many things to help with makeing a dissicion of what you'd want to do with your life. I had gotten placed in ROTC by mistake, im glad i did because i absoutly loved it! Im now heading off to bootcamp in jan. to become a US. Marine! BHS may have some low points but what school dosen't? Ohhrah!Go Vikes!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 29, 2007

As a Bryan High School alumni, I feel that my four years at Bryan High School were well worth my time. I believe the school does a very good job at preparing it's students for the real world. We learn about diversity and respect, not by a lecture, but rather through real world, first-hand experiences. BHS does not have as many problems as some students, parents, and media sources would like for us to believe. Academically, the school has the opportunity for every student to challenge themselves in different levels of classes. The array of music, sports, service, and other extracurricular activities surpasses many other schools. We even have our own Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter that in less than two years, raised enough money to co-sponsor a Habitat home. That is just one of many examples of the true spirit of BHS Vikings. May our Viking Spirit never die!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 19, 2007

I am a former student at B-High and I loved it! Getting involved in extracurricular activities was a high priority on most students lists. I was voted most spirited and ran track. Loved every single day I was there! This school really helped everyone to respect each other, interact with every race, and I swear there was no racism put down by students, teachers, or higher educators. Mr. Sennette a black principal was my favorite by far! He helped out alot of kids and I wouldn't have made it through high school without his dedication to make sure I was getting everything done. I made alot of good friends, white, black, hespanic, asian, It doesn't matter! You don't see color when you go to Bryan High! Thats how close we were to everyone! Go Vikings!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 17, 2006

This school offers many different programs for the kids. They also allow them to start some college classes if the meet the requirements.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 18, 2006

This is my daughter's first and thankfully, her last year. The school is too small for the number of kids that are attending, and subsequently, suffers from numerous behavioral issues. The Bryan-College Station area is planning on building a new high school which will open, if I'm not mistaken, in 2 or 3 years. I'm sure this will greatly improve the quality of the education children receive at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 16, 2006

I was a student at Bryan High from 1997-2001 and I recently graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Theatre Arts and Film. I believe that the encouragement that I got artistically and academically inspired and prepared me for the cahllenges I would endure. I now work at a prestigious girls' school as a technical theatre assistant and wouldn't have made it this far without the help of a few faculty memebers at Bryan High.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 11, 2005

The quality of academics programs were awesome. Music, art, sports, and other extracurricular activities were available for all students. Parent involement was high.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 12, 2004

This school is lacking in racial equality. It seems that there are hidden rules for minorities and nothing to this day has been done about it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2004

Former student-I enjoyed my time at good ole Bryan High But the school lacked/lacks in teacher leadership. They all seem to have reached a bitter age, which impairs them to get into their teaching it seemed/seems to have become a chore instead of an ability.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

627 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

609 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
68%
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 91% in 2011.

540 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

513 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

524 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

520 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
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 95% in 2013.

417 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

414 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

416 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

415 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
97%
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 Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%

Math

All Students84%
Female84%
Male83%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%

Science

All Students94%
Female93%
Male94%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female97%
Male96%
Black or African American95%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
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

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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

504 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
65%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
100%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

559 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
84%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

449 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
100%
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

694 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
49%
English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

758 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
36%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

510 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
43%
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

516 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
29%
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

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.

427 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
95%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

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.

595 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
71%
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

507 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
20%
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

All Students56%
Female58%
Male55%
Black or African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education26%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English60%
Migrant17%
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students98%
Female98%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students80%
Female79%
Male82%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education36%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English84%
Migrant50%
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students86%
Female89%
Male83%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education58%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English89%
Migrant88%
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students52%
Female54%
Male50%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education15%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English58%
Migrant38%
Non-migrant52%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted45%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students36%
Female42%
Male31%
Black or African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracial40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education3%
Not special education37%
Limited English proficient (LEP)3%
Proficient in English40%
Migrant0%
Non-migrant36%
Gifted/talented89%
Non-Gifted28%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students68%
Female71%
Male66%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education32%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)19%
Proficient in English73%
Migrant67%
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students39%
Female42%
Male35%
Black or African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education4%
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)3%
Proficient in English42%
Migrant22%
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted31%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Students67%
Female73%
Male61%
Black or African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education10%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted65%

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students88%
Female88%
Male88%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education47%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English88%
Migrant100%
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students70%
Female68%
Male72%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education16%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English74%
Migrant50%
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students67%
Female59%
Male76%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education27%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English69%
Migrant44%
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted62%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 49% 52%
White 29% 29%
Black 19% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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) 7%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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