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Jack Lowe Sr Elementary School

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

25 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

96 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

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

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

24 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

93 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

26 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
100%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

66 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
78%
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 Students96%
Female100%
Male93%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students93%
Female93%
Male92%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
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 Students67%
Female89%
Male53%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female85%
Male70%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students92%
Female100%
Male88%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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 Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students89%
Female88%
Male90%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students67%
Female71%
Male63%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
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.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
62%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
34%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
75%
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 Students61%
Female78%
Male44%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted56%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students47%
Female50%
Male45%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant47%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted44%
Bilingual43%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students39%
Female58%
Male18%
Black or African American43%
Asian22%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant39%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted33%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female38%
Male33%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Special educationn/a
Not special education36%
Limited English proficient (LEP)32%
Proficient in English35%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant35%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted32%
Bilingual32%

Writing

All Students64%
Female67%
Male60%
Black or African American86%
Asian50%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not 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

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Female38%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian17%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students40%
Female38%
Male42%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English37%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant40%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted36%
Bilingual35%

Science

All Students45%
Female32%
Male58%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant45%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted43%
Bilingual41%
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 "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".

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
Hispanic 81% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 10% 4%
Black 7% 13%
White 1% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 84%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 3%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • YESENIA CARDOZA
Fax number
  • (972) 502-1701

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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7000 Holly Hill Drive
Dallas, TX 75231
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Phone: (972) 502-1700

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