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Mary Branch Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 561 students

 

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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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

86 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

90 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

88 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

81 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

82 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

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 Students81%
Female87%
Male74%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students71%
Female72%
Male69%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
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%
Female90%
Male87%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female90%
Male79%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
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 Students91%
Female91%
Male92%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students78%
Female77%
Male79%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
42%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
78%
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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
67%
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 Students71%
Female74%
Male67%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female60%
Male60%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education13%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted56%
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%
Female74%
Male78%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students62%
Female60%
Male63%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education40%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented93%
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students73%
Female73%
Male73%
Black or African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
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 Students77%
Female78%
Male75%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female86%
Male75%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female73%
Male67%
Black or African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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
Black 35% 13%
Hispanic 31% 52%
White 30% 29%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 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) 3%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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School Leader's name
  • TAMMY BRINKMAN
Fax number
  • (979) 209-2910

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2040 West Villa Maria Road
Bryan, TX 77807
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Phone: (979) 209-2900

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