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Smith Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 1851 students

 

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Posted August 21, 2013

This School has some great teachers but a horriable principle.She is type of woman that has the attitude your wrong and right. I wouldnt be surpris f she is prejudice against minorites.One teacher was accused treating an AfricanAmerican boy with prejudice,but these things are kept quite.Smith middle school needs a new principle!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2013

This school is amazing! Very nice staff members, some very hot if I do say so myself, and this school has amazing curriculum. My daughter makes straight A's in level one classes and in elementary, she made C's and B;s. The teaching here truly is amazing. The school could probably work on their lunches as far as lines go and their lockers, but I know the lack of lockers is due to overpopulation. Well, even with it's flaws, I would recommend this school to anyone thinking about Smith Middle School, due to staff and grades. But your kid will say it's boring because there isn't any drama or fights, which is good in my eyes but I guess they like to see that kind of stuff? Anyways, off track. Go Sabercats!


Posted March 1, 2013

For the area this school is in, this school is below par. While there are some teachers that are great, many are not. Also there are behavior issues and teachers sometimes have problems with classroom management. Administrative staff is unresponsive and unwilling to listen to parent concerns. The school seems to cater to the struggling students and those with behavior issues. There is a small group of involved parents and I used to be one of them. Will be moving my child out of this school for next year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

As a teacher at Smith Middle School, I am very happy! The students are fun to work with and the administration is organized, fair and supportive of staff and of students. This is truly a great school.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 16, 2010

My child was not the best student in school but the principal has worked with him and they notice that hes bright just not organized. It looks like his teachers really care about his education and they're trying what they can to make learning fun and achievable for my son. I highly recommend this school to anyone. The principal is awesome and so are most of the teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

It's a great...school.. And the teachers are great.. But I dont like how we can't go right when the bell rings at lunch it's just not fair. But smith is an awsome school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 3, 2009

Best administrative team in all of cy-fair hands down. The students are going to love the Principal, Mrs. Higgins! She has hired an incredible Administrative staff an the teachers were hand picked from the beat of the best due to the prime location of the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 84% in 2011.

474 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

475 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%
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 86% in 2011.

463 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

463 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

460 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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

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

385 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

383 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

378 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

380 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

All Students91%
Female93%
Male88%
Black or African American87%
Asian95%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education47%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students82%
Female80%
Male83%
Black or African American70%
Asian98%
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education47%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
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%
Male90%
Black or African American87%
Asian94%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education56%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female86%
Male84%
Black or African American73%
Asian98%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education22%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students96%
Female99%
Male94%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education63%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not 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

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Black or African American96%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education75%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
Black or African American84%
Asian97%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education64%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students88%
Female87%
Male88%
Black or African American80%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education57%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Gifted/talented97%

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female99%
Male97%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education71%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Not 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

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

551 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

548 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

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.

558 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

549 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

553 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
82%
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 84% in 2013.

547 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

310 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

546 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
83%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

544 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

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

Algebra I

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

233 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
Black or African American77%
Asian94%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education48%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Black or African American71%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education39%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted83%
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 Students86%
Female87%
Male85%
Black or African American81%
Asian88%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education46%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students87%
Female88%
Male85%
Black or African American74%
Asian99%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education52%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
Black or African American71%
Asian91%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education45%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted80%
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 Students91%
Female94%
Male89%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education52%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted90%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female82%
Male82%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education48%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students90%
Female89%
Male91%
Black or African American81%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education46%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students87%
Female85%
Male89%
Black or African American79%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education42%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted86%
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

Algebra I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
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Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
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Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Not special educationn/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
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Not migrantn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

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Not special educationn/a
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Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Studentsn/a
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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".
  • This school did not receive a rating in 2008-2009.

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 33% 29%
Hispanic 32% 52%
Black 20% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 12% 4%
Two or more races 3% 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) 4%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 5%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Nurse(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • SUSAN HIGGINS
Fax number
  • (281) 213-1020

Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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19325 Cypress North Houston Road
Cypress, TX 77429
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Phone: (281) 213-1010

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