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Robert T Hill Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 900 students

 

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Posted January 30, 2014

I have noticed there are no current reviews of this school. So, here is a new one. My oldest daughter is currently in her second year (7th grade) at Hill. She is part of the STEM program. She got into a magnet school but loved this school so much that she declined their offer. She has done remarkably well in her classes which are all Pre AP. She has made many friends and has joined clubs. Her overall experience has been a good one. The school counselor is always very helpful and warm. The office staff are also warm and welcoming. I have been there when the classes are changing to pick up my daughter for doctors appointments and I have never heard the kids being disrespectful or the teachers being rude with the kids. All of my daughters's teachers have been very nice and really work to help the kids be successful. The principal, Ms. Aguilar, has made really great improvements. My youngest daughter has decided she wants to be part of Hill's STEM program as well, choosing to apply there instead of Longfellow. Past reviews may have been bad but this school has come a very long way. Give Ms. Aguliar and the teachers and staff at Hill a real chance before writing them off.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2012

i have been at robert t. hill middle school for 6th and 7th grade and am continuing in the 8th.we are getting a new principal this year and getting repairs ,i hope that the school improves from its previous state this year and becomes better than last year with mr. sosa


Posted February 26, 2012

The state that Hill is in now embarrasses those that attended it when it actually was a good school. I attended Hill from 2001-2003. The principal was Rex Cole. He really cared about the students and their academic and professional development; thus making sure a lot of programs such as PSAT and Multimedia classes existed for the students. I was in all of the programs and was really fond of the Multimedia class; in which I was one of the anchors for the morning news show that aired every morning for students to get daily news, historical events, and other information. The teachers were very caring and actually taught when I was there as well, and my classmates were well behaved for their ages. Nowadays, with my sister going there, Hill is a school I would never ever send my child to if I had a kid. The teachers don't care. Mr. Sosa acts nonchalant. And no programs as the ones I mentioned do not exist at the school today. They even had the nerve to sell the equipment the Multimedia class used (keep in mind we had a full studio for live recording), and I have not seen where the money has gone towards. In all, the school shutting down is no surprise to me at all.


Posted December 8, 2009

They give the children just the right amount of freedom not to much though
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2009

Hill is a very excellent school. Especially mr.Sosa he is a very helpful principle. He has gotten all of us to be very caring about our grades. On the other hand the reason the school gets so many bad review are because of some of the students. Not all of the students are misbehaving but if they do we all get punished for their mistakes.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 9, 2009

this school has gotten better now then before.it got better grades and more stuff.it encourages the students to do better in every class.well to me hill is an excellent school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 24, 2009

I just got out of this school. I am supposed to be going to the 10th grade but unfortunatly that did'nt happen.These teachers here really need some help.The teachers i had this year were awsome.But the ones i had last year were horrible.Mr.Sosa is an awsome principal.And im glad that he took over.But he seriously needs to reconsider who he hires
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 4, 2008

The new principal at this school is trying really hard to improve this school. But, I don't see it going anywhere. The majority of the teachers can be as bad as the kids. I have witnessed how they talk to some of the students and believe me, some are as 'thuggish' as the kids. This year has already had many fights in the hallways and during lunch.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2007

This is my child's 1st year at Hill and she loves it. The new prinicipal has really been helpful and I hear that he's getting things done thats been promised by others for the past 10 or 15 years. Kudos to Mr. Sosa. I was disappointed with the PTA turn out, (more parents should be involved), I believe we had more people from the community (retirees) than we had parents. Parents please take the time and get involved, the meeting are only once a month for an hour and I know your child is worth every minute of it. Working Better Together is our theme this year. look forward to seeing more activite parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2007

There's a new principal this year and parental involvement. The community is starting to support this school again. Give it a chance. It can only get better. It will take a little time, but all are excited about the possiblities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2007

This is our first year in DISD , coming from a small private school. We have been pretty pleased overall. We like the new principal, Mr. Sosa. He seems to be taking charge of the school again. We also have some involved parents which are needed just as much as a good principal. The school is getting some TLC this year. I think we could see some great improvements. Let's continue to stay involved and let our kids and teachers know we care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2007

My daughter is in the 7th grade here and so far this year the bad has outweighed the good. Some of the teachers' she has had(before I had her switched) are absolutely not fit to be teachers', they have actually told me that they don't have to like or love their students and they continue to start their class off each day with a negative(not positive) attitude. These kids deserve a good attitude and teachers' that do like each and every student. After all, while these kids are there, the least these teachers' can do is treat our kids like they are theirs'. I'm sure before they became teachers' they took some kind of oath vowing to just that. After all, they are being paid plenty of money...So I say to some of the teachers' here(not all)CHANGE!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2006

My son has just enrolled in the 8th grade. Several of the teachers here are excellent; especially the science teacher, the keyboard teacher and the social studies teacher. Unfortunately, the school is one of the most disorganized environments I have ever seen. We have left messages attempting to contact the others without success. The traffic pattern is a nightmare. I am not optimistic about the future of these students or of this school. Yet, short of $10,000 in private tuition, where do you go?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

Unfortunately, my son is in his second year at Hill. I give some of the teachers credit as they would contact me from time to time to let me know about my son's progress. The office staff never knew anything and I would go in circles trying to find out information. Reaching teachers/coaches is impossible. I left several voicemails and I have never received a reply. If you want your child to learn and enjoy it...don't choose Hill.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2006

I think that this school is looking really good this year.I went to PTA Night on Monday and alot of improvements were discussed.Instead of complaining about the school. I think that's it our jobs as parents to help improve the quality of our kids schools & the surroundings.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2006

It is unbelievable how fast this school has gone down. Language Arts and TAG classes are overcrowded and the reading program has been dismantled. I would recommend not sending your kids to this school. How sad.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2006

Things can't get worse. The atmosphere in this building is so bleak. Everything is disorganized, students are disrepectful, dress code is obsolete, teachers are overwhelmed, and the visitors are not welcomed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2005

I have had two other kids go through Hill, but I can't beleive the things that are happening this year. My child comes home almost daily talking about the fights and how the students didn't get in trouble. Also, he constantly talks about how students cuss and disrespect the teachers and nothing happens. Their school schedule has changed about seven times this year. The tardy bell is flexible and doesn't ring the same every day. The school is absolutely filthty. The drug use is higher than ever. It is unbelievable what is going on there and I am happy that I have no more kids to go there and I am seriously considering removing my daughter for next year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 24, 2004

I go here unfortunately. this is one of the worst schools in all D.I.S.D.It hadn't been so bad until this year with the new Principal Ms. Contreras.She has turned the school into a disaster and alot of programs have been cut off like the media center and certain sports. Teachers aren't so happy with the new principal either sometimes the teachers don't even have a printer to print us our work for the day. They have had to reduce their usage of paper because of necessity. Almost every day my I have a substitute for at least one of my classes. I personally think that the principal needs to put education in priority to everything instead of trying to reduce liberty at school. This year we are not even allowed to go out in the field for lunch.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2003

Principal Rex Cole runs a really good school in a district plagued with a world of problems. My boy's teachers really went out of their way to see that the kids were taught in a fun and entertaining manor. I have not a bad word to say about Rex and his staff that taught my 7th grader. He is looking forward to his 8th grade year at Hill, So am I.


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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 84% in 2011.

246 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

250 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

258 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

254 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

266 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

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.

235 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

237 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

236 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
65%
Social Studies

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

235 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students78%
Female85%
Male73%
Black or African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education31%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students83%
Female86%
Male81%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education71%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)72%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
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 Students71%
Female74%
Male69%
Black or African American70%
Asian88%
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education63%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students59%
Female53%
Male64%
Black or African American46%
Asian63%
Hispanic61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education25%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students88%
Female91%
Male86%
Black or African American87%
Asian88%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education68%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
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 Students84%
Female86%
Male83%
Black or African American79%
Asian29%
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education58%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students68%
Female71%
Male66%
Black or African American54%
Asian29%
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education46%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students58%
Female55%
Male60%
Black or African American56%
Asian29%
Hispanic57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education42%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented95%

Social Studies

All Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black or African American86%
Asian57%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education54%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
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.

311 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

297 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
71%
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.

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

269 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

270 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
56%
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.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
46%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
73%
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 Students55%
Female57%
Male53%
Black or African American59%
Asian50%
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education8%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students62%
Female63%
Male62%
Black or African American54%
Asian80%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Special education18%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted57%
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 Students66%
Female67%
Male66%
Black or African American54%
Asian62%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education20%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students57%
Female59%
Male55%
Black or African American44%
Asian88%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education17%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students53%
Female65%
Male45%
Black or African American54%
Asian62%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education13%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted49%
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 Students74%
Female79%
Male70%
Black or African American81%
Asian43%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education33%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female57%
Male63%
Black or African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education38%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talented71%
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students65%
Female57%
Male71%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education42%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students61%
Female57%
Male65%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education26%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted55%
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 Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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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

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Special educationn/a
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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
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

English I Reading

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Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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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

English I Writing

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
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Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

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Malen/a
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Hispanicn/a
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

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
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Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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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
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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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

English III Writing

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

Geometry

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

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/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

U.S. History

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
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

World Geography

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

World History

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
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 76% 52%
Black 16% 13%
White 4% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
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) 45%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 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
  • IRENE AGUILAR
Fax number
  • (972) 502-5701

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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505 Easton Road
Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: (972) 502-5700

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