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Fred F Florence Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 848 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $63,400. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $860.

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Posted January 15, 2014

Not a good school children fighting all the time, they do not have text books, I placed my child in charter school. Teachers do not care about the student only collecting a check. My child's an HONOR TAG STUDENT
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2012

I used to go to this school last year, most people were welcoming, and are helpful. This school could use alot of improvement! I'd give it a 2.5, I don't see why the teachers encourage the students to better themselves when the kids are just as ghetto as the teachers. As a school there are alot of great teachers, but as far as the students, thats what makes the school, and well look where its at. As long as you go in with a posative mind the school isn't that bad. Good luck to anyone who attends (:


Posted April 1, 2011

i like this school i want to go here next year i am trying to get in it:) rerewrewrtewerwerwerwerewrwerewrew


Posted May 14, 2010

the staff are welcoming each time i go there top of the line.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2009

I'm a stdent and I love my school and I'm in 6th grade it is organized and really cares about what they do and I wanna say thank you mr.tims
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 18, 2007

I go to Florence and i must say my self its a good school they dicipline is good.Mr.Joseph just passed away 9/17/07 thats the principle. he is the one who turned florence from a low peforming school to the best school in Dallas..R.I.P. Mr.Joseph Devin Allen 07 seventh grade
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 18, 2004

So far I visited the school for the first six weeks and I am very impressed on how my daughter enjoys going to school there. She has come along way I was very impressed on how each teacher enjoys having her in their classroom as a student. Especially her math class, that's something I normally have a problem with trying to retreive the answers. I hope this school encourages my daughter to maintain the A honor roll average that she has.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 14, 2004

I attend Florence and I really think it is a good school even though it needs a little repair inside doesn't mean we don't get learning out of it.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 10, 2004

My daughter goes to Florence, my son went last year, I was not a happy mother last year but this year I have seen a major change. As far as the school books the parents can check them out till the end of the year. The building doesn't need as much work as the childrens attitudes. We or I personally got fustrated they have been telling these kids to tuck in their shirt since day one. They are still doing the same thing as of today what in the world are these parents teaching these children if they can't even make them respect these teachers so they can do their job not tell them how to dress they cant even teach our children, so we need to teach our children to respect the teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2003

This could be a better school if it get a total makeover inside and out. The school bldg is too old and looks it and not very clean. This really reflects on student moral and attitude. Also there is not enough books for the children. I'm tired of hearing on how my child is failing and not doing homework. I keep hearing that there is not enough books to go around. How is a parent suppose to help their child with homework with only a piece of paper and not a book for guidance? He can't bring his books home in order to help understand the homework sheets. Please help me go understand.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2003

This is a very dead school it has very little to offer. I know it is because it is a low income area. But why should that matter. My daugher wants to be a doctor how will she make when the school offers anything that gets our educated for life after school. What are we going to do? Can anyone here my plea for help out there? Will someone please help our children? This school is in need of more things to offer.
—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.

275 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

274 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
46%
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.

344 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

343 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

344 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

333 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

332 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

331 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
41%
Social Studies

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

330 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
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 Students70%
Female75%
Male65%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education19%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students67%
Female67%
Male68%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education20%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented97%
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%
Female66%
Male68%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
American Indian or Alaska Native70%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education41%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented97%

Math

All Students61%
Female63%
Male60%
Black or African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Native50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education26%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented97%

Writing

All Students85%
Female95%
Male78%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Native91%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education56%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
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 Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Native86%
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education31%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students69%
Female69%
Male70%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Native43%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education21%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented94%

Science

All Students55%
Female52%
Male57%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education13%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented88%

Social Studies

All Students91%
Female91%
Male90%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education50%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
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.

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

273 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
59%
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.

227 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

227 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

230 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
51%
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.

268 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

217 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
41%
Social Studies

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

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
45%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%
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 Students49%
Female52%
Male46%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education50%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)37%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted43%
Bilingual63%

Math

All Students54%
Female58%
Male51%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special education17%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented84%
Non-Gifted50%
Bilingual75%
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 Students62%
Female66%
Male59%
Black or African American53%
Asian71%
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students58%
Female62%
Male55%
Black or African American45%
Asian71%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special educationn/a
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students50%
Female54%
Male47%
Black or African American41%
Asian50%
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special educationn/a
Not special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted43%
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 Students80%
Female83%
Male76%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education67%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female70%
Male73%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented93%
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students61%
Female58%
Male66%
Black or African American59%
Asian60%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education17%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students58%
Female58%
Male58%
Black or African American57%
Asian40%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education20%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted54%
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 Students88%
Female91%
Male86%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/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 "Academically Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 67% 52%
Black 31% 13%
White 1% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
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) 40%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

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • DAWN WALKER
Fax number
  • (972) 749-6001

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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1625 North Masters Drive
Dallas, TX 75217
Phone: (972) 749-6000

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