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Summit International Preparatory

Charter | 9-12 | 265 students

 

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
Based on 8 ratings

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Posted April 19, 2011

I am amazed at badly this school is run. My 4th grader is doing 1st and 2nd grade work. There is NO Science or History taught at all. The math and reading is BELOW par. My child has been hit multiple times by one child yet nothing has been done. As for Middle school the drug enforcement policy does not exists. And the education is lacking as well. RUN they sell a good game but the reality is this school is below par and lacking in MANY areas.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2011

Stay Away and Run. Summit has great aspirations and will one day achieve their goal; however, there are a few years away from obtaining the goal. My child has attended the school from the day it opened, which was 4 years ago. The curriculum has yet to become advanced and when homework assignments are not turned in, there are no repercussions. The selection of AP classes has increased but SIP is far from offering the needed curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2010

The educatuion is awsome! But communication with the teachers & Dean,Mrs. Martinez is horrible. If you have time to be at the school in peron when you have a problem then you have no worries. This year we are suppose to have a new Dean for pimary school so hopfully things will get better!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 10, 2010

My daughter has attended this school since starting kindergarden. The curriculum is advanced and challenging at all grade levels. I'm impressed with the emphasis put on the reading, writing and language arts. Spanish as a second lauguage being taught from kindergarden to 12th grade is a necessity in our diversed environment. I'm hoping that they will offer chinese mardarin language in the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2010

AP Program is highly successful with the Literature & Language classes in English and Spanish leading the path toward success!
—Submitted by a teacher


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 89% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

40 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
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 91% in 2011.

32 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

29 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

30 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
100%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

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

Algebra I

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
83%
Algebra II

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

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
90%
Biology I

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
98%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
83%
English I Reading

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%
English I Writing

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
65%
English II Reading

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
91%
English II Writing

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
74%
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
92%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
92%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%
World History

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

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

Algebra I

All Students81%
Female85%
Male79%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students89%
Female86%
Male92%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students99%
Female100%
Male97%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted99%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students85%
Female89%
Male79%
Black or African American69%
Asian86%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students76%
Female84%
Male65%
Black or African American77%
Asian86%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students92%
Female93%
Male92%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
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 education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students87%
Female85%
Male88%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingualn/a

English III 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
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 Students86%
Female76%
Male100%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted86%

Geometry

All Students93%
Female91%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asian88%
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted93%
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
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

World Geography

All Students92%
Female93%
Male91%
Black or African American77%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students89%
Female85%
Male93%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted89%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 62% 52%
Black 18% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 12% 4%
White 6% 29%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 17%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

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • KAREN EVANS
Fax number
  • (817) 287-5132

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1825 Market Center Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: (817) 287-5121

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