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Posted January 26, 2014

Worst middle school in the nation. Parents, do not send your children here. It is very unsafe. There's lack of leadership and teaching. Adults don't care in this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2013

this school is the worst my son was harrased and bullied and i dont recomend this school its the worst and i hope one day they can run the school as a normal school the kids are wild and crazy and a sewer stinch up in that school and i rate this school none the worse school to put your kid in !!11>:(
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2009

Holmes is a pretty good school. They are locking down on the hallways and I think that they are getting better and better. Also there test scores are amazing and Boude Storey or anyother school can bet them. There motto is Top 5 and thats what they are I am proud to say my child gose to Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. High School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2008

i went 2 holmes my 6th and 7th grade year and they tought me alot i was behind when i got there bu they cought me up now im doing better in school.. love always breanna felder
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 30, 2008

horrible school i hate it and it needs to be shut down idmmediatley they have no respect to other adults i think boude storey is much better than o.w. holmes
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2008

After having a meeting with the vice principle, Mr Warfield and with five (5) of the seven (7) teachers that my son has, I was somewhat disturbed by what I was told. Coming from a New England state, things are much different here. Monitors in the halls is a must. These children do not have any respect for authority. My child comes from a school where respect is the first thing they must learn if not already have. Parents are very much involved with what their children are learning. After spending some time watching these children, quite a few should be banned from any school that they attend until the parents get a clear understanding of what their responsibilities are. No teacher should have to put up with any child jumping in their face because they don't like something that was said or how a teacher looks at them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 10, 2007

Holmes is an okay school it could be a lot better if the school board gave more funds, if it was kept cleaner, and if there were more rules and hall monitors. there needs to be more after school programs and more positive activities for the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2007

Holmes is a good school with caring teachers and students. However, parent support is lacking.
—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.

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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.

301 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

301 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
59%
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.

321 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

322 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

315 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

296 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

291 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

286 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

286 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%
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 Students67%
Female75%
Male60%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education9%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented93%

Math

All Students61%
Female62%
Male61%
Black or African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special education17%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented88%
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 Students74%
Female76%
Male71%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education25%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented95%

Math

All Students51%
Female52%
Male51%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special education8%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented84%

Writing

All Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education18%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
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 Students78%
Female83%
Male73%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education69%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students60%
Female63%
Male56%
Black or African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education86%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talented87%

Science

All Students43%
Female42%
Male44%
Black or African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special education0%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Gifted/talented67%

Social Studies

All Students91%
Female91%
Male90%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education57%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented98%
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.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%
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.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

266 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

270 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

248 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
39%
Social Studies

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

244 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
39%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
91%
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 Students53%
Female50%
Male57%
Black or African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education43%
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talented84%
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students46%
Female44%
Male48%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Special education14%
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talented79%
Non-Gifted40%
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 Students54%
Female63%
Male46%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education11%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted50%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students40%
Female45%
Male35%
Black or African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Special education11%
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English36%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Gifted/talented72%
Non-Gifted36%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students47%
Female60%
Male37%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education0%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant47%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted42%
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 Students71%
Female72%
Male70%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education0%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students65%
Female58%
Male72%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education40%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented74%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students64%
Female60%
Male68%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented79%
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students42%
Female37%
Male47%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Special educationn/a
Not special education43%
Limited English proficient (LEP)12%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talented67%
Non-Gifted38%
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 Students93%
Female93%
Male94%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
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
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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

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
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

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
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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 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
Black 71% 13%
Hispanic 27% 50%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 31%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Keith Baker
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  • (214) 925-8501

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2001 E Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75216
Phone: (214) 925-8500

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