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Black Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 1022 students

 

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Posted March 9, 2014

My son has been attending this wonderful institute since 1st grade. The teachers and staff are awesome, the curriculum is elite and competitive, but most of all my son loves going to school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2013

Couldn't be happier. My son (kindergarden) actually loves to go to school and loves his teacher (to the point that he doesn't want to dissapoint her at all). The staff and teachers are really nice and sweet.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2010

Fantastic teachers - great organization with the kids' daily schedule, and a competitive curriculum. I am very impressed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2009

I have heard wonderful thing about Black Elementary . My grandchildren are doing really well . I am sure this will be a great year for both of them.


Posted March 9, 2009

my son is in kinder here and have a daughter who also will be starting in the fall there.The teachers and staff are great.PTO is very active there. great school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2008

As a first-time public school parent, my daughter had a great year in kidergarten! The school was easy for her to feel safe & comfortable. The faculty was pleasant & we're looking forward to getting back to school this Fall.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2007

Black has been a great start for my kindergarten son. He loves the school. He has learned alot this year with his teacher. I like the overall quality!
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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.

178 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

178 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

152 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

151 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

148 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
99%
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.

140 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

142 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

140 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education57%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students92%
Female90%
Male94%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education57%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
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 Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education77%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students99%
Female99%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education100%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students98%
Female99%
Male97%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education92%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
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 Students96%
Female96%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education100%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students98%
Female97%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education100%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students96%
Female96%
Male97%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education60%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
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.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%
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.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%
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.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%
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 Students91%
Female93%
Male90%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education100%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
Bilingual88%

Math

All Students88%
Female88%
Male87%
Black or African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education88%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingual71%
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 Students89%
Female90%
Male89%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education82%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted88%
Bilingual47%

Math

All Students85%
Female84%
Male87%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education58%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingual67%

Writing

All Students89%
Female93%
Male84%
Black or African American91%
Asian83%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education82%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingual64%
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 Students92%
Female96%
Male89%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education86%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted91%
Bilingual50%

Math

All Students95%
Female97%
Male94%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education86%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted95%
Bilingual60%

Science

All Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
Black or African American85%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education100%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted91%
Bilingual50%
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 "Exemplary".
  • 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
White 49% 29%
Hispanic 37% 52%
Black 7% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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) 21%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Gifted specialist(s)
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  • Gifted specialist(s)
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • MELISSA LEDOUX
Fax number
  • (281) 320-7144

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Gifted specialist(s)
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  • Attend parent nights
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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14155 Grant Road
Cypress, TX 77429
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Phone: (281) 320-7145

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