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Seagoville Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 1100 students

 

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Posted June 11, 2014

As a parent of a child of thatvwent to this school I can honestly say I have never been to a more disorganized school then seagoville ms. I cannot belive how unqualified the teachers and staff are. Its so sad to see that these people were responsible for my childs education. Bullying was very high but they seemed to turn a blind eye because they are so lazy.this school needs a new principal that actually cares because the new one straight out seems mental and is full of it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2014

The experience I had at the school was horrible. The teachers are lost. Instead of taking the time out for their student they rather send the home. On top of that they suspended them n still mark them absence.... I have been to court twice because they just will not do their job...please choose another school because this is not the one.. My son will not be there for his 7th grade yr.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2013

In 2012, I was invited to be principal for the day at SMS. I was quite shocked at the attitude displayed by both the office staff and administration. The environment was unpleasant and not conducive to learning. This year, I received a personal invitation from one of DISDs Trustees to be principal for the day again and I CANNOT TELL YOU WHAT A WONDERFUL, UPLIFTING EXPERIENCE IT WAS! Not only was the office staff warm and welcoming, the new principal is really top-notch and on the ball! I witnessed teachers who wanted to teach engaging students who wanted to learn! There was organization, participation and enthusiasm from both sides! I would encourage anyone who had a negative experience with SMS in the past to pay them a visit. I think you will be pleasantly surprised!


Posted October 12, 2012

This school is a joke. Parents please understand that this school is just a daycare so you can go to work. My child was not safe at this school and its sad that this school just cant get it right. I found another school for my child to go to. I wont nothing to do with DISD. I wish Seagoville would build more schools so that they can have their own district. Seagoville Middle school needs to shut down, because its awful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 20, 2012

This is a bad school. If you care about your kids you won't send them here. not even the school counselor can be trusted.


Posted February 9, 2012

I think this school is good for me. I have a lot of friends here and every morning I wake up and i say "I can't wait till' i go to school!"


Posted November 9, 2011

This school is absolutely horrible! Never, and I mean never enroll a child here if you have a choice. This school is more worried about what type of back pack you have, and the dress code. It is not cleaned properly and the staff is dreadful. They do not teach students properly, instead they spend their time yelling at us when they haven't even made an attempt to teach us. If you don't believe me, ask some of the parents. They know what goes on here, and not many of them like it. I'm a 6th grade student at Seagoville Middle School, I'm also one of the best students in the 6th grade, with an A honor roll and almost perfect record, yet this is the worst school I have EVER seen in my life.


Posted September 1, 2011

its more like a prison. My kids hate it and now I see why. The staff doesn't seem to care about the comfort of the kids in any way, which can hurt the learning. Also too many bullies from what my kids say.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2011

what ever you do do not enroll your students in this school i am a 7th garde student and i have a story on my 3rd day of school at seagoville middle i was still getting used to my schedule considering my classes were on differnt floors i forgot where a 7th grade texas studies when the bell cought me by a few seconds when i approached the room he told me to go get a detention bieng the person i am i asked no questions and did when i returned he asked where i was and i rold him tht he had told meto get a detention he replied oh im sorry teachers mistake o well those are the rules a week passed and no notification until i recieved a 2 hour detention apauled u glared at it what was the reason?failed to attend 1 hour detention when i hadnt ever recieved a detention date after school i darted to the office to complain when i complained the woman at the desk told me tht the wouled be "pi*ssed" if she had to pull it up and threatened me to extend my detention time if i recieved a notification well i hadnt she apoligized and said not to worry she will take care of it because of my honest. this was 3 weeks ago . . . today i recieved a administrative detention for"skipping" the 2 hour one


Posted February 26, 2011

Most of the teachers are dedicated, hard working and care for the students. The problem is with the administration. The principal is ill and unable to fulfill her duties adequately. The assistant dean is incompetent and harasses the teachers. She also favors certain teachers over others and tampers with the test scores to make her favorites have higher scores.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 18, 2010

This school is the worst school I ever been to. I would sometime fake being sick so i wouldnt have to go. This school will make you wont to drop out. Some of my teachers were rude and the principals were rude too. I couldnt wait to go to my new school this year called Terry Middle School. I love it and everybody is so nice. Im learning alot now and I dont have to feel like droping out of school. I stay with other family in mesquite so I can go to school out here. I miss my room at home, but dont miss Seagoville middle school.


Posted September 11, 2010

This school in my opinion is a failure as well as a insult to all of us in the community. I was having some concerns about my child s education , and got to meet with one of the principals of this school who was lacking poor emotional intelligence/interpersonal savvy competency. I had to find someone else that worked for the school district to assist me when all it took was effective communication from this principal to get what was needed for my child. It s really disappointing to me on how uncaring the principal is, and how unprofessional the office staff can be. The other problem is some of the poorly trained teachers that fail in communicating with parents, and showing concern on how to help your child succeed. The school Superintendent needs to help retrain or do a clean house to help get the school back with positive reviews.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 5, 2010

The school is overcrowded, and children are not really learning anything. Its better if you home school your child or move out of DISD area. Its not going to get better here at this school until parents fight for their children education. My child was one that was left behind in this school, and I went and enrolled her in the K-12 online school. My child is learning, and I am once again happy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2010

my name is ashley mckinley and i went too sms about a year and a half ago and i think it is a great school and i love it there all the teachers are really cool and really nice but also strickt at the same time they always tryed to keep me out of trouble but of course i didnt listen but i want to give a special thanks to a couple of teachers that pushed me to stay in school and keep trying. coach degruy (iss teacher and coach) first sargent merchent (lcc teacher) mrs davis (ss) mrs guzman/barraza (principle secretary) mrs romo and mrs alexander (school counslers).mr levingston (principel) all the seceraty officers mr garcia mr regalado mr buckly mrs alverez and mr foster they may have teased me but they always encoureged me i love this school
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 23, 2010

This school need to be closed. The children are not learning. My twins went to this school in 2008. Im so glade I was renting a house because I was able to move. I moved to Mckinney and now my children make A's and B's. The school has a score of 9. You cant beat that!!! I really hope this school can do better. I really feel bad on the people that cant move and have to accept this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 29, 2009

Seagoville Middle School will get there; they have a new Principal and a lot of new teachers this year that are focuesed on succuess. I think it helps when the parents support the teachers and other staff. I have ran into a rude person or two in the office and nurses office and another but the contact with my child's teacher has been really good. They are willing to help him out in anyway they can to make sure he learns and succeeds. So, I think we need to support SMS and be very involved parents. I think we stepped back a little and give our kids some room when they become teenagers but we need to be seen at the school, functions with the teachers always. Let's keep our kids focused on school and family and not let them turn to drugs and bad influences.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2009

We have just foster 1 child in this school, he came from an all F's in 5 subjects and 1 B in computers. The school was in Indiana. When arriving at this school he has (1/2 school year) brough up all grades (2 70's, 2 over 75 and 2 over 80). The only problem that I have are two things. 1) the staff in office are very unrespectable, not helpful and at time rude, based on 4 visit that i've gone. 2) the counciling do not follow up with students and are very hard to set up a schedule with them, not even call back when leaving a message..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2008

i think this school is more focused on dress code than education
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 29, 2008

I went to SMS a few years ago, and I have to admit that it was an okay school. Athough, I have to give credit to some wonderful teachers which are Mrs. Moran (Social Studies), Mrs. Danser (FTA), and TAG teacher) Mrs. Boshart (Language Arts PreAP) Ms. Kemble (Language Arts) and Mrs. Pate (SS) great teachers that care about the learning environment. I'm hoping that the school becomes a better institution that imparts knowledge soon!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 28, 2008

After a week at this school we removed our child. This school is not focused on teaching the children. Teachers are very unconcerned and unprepaired at dealing with learning issues.
—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.

292 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

293 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

340 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

342 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

341 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

344 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

344 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

341 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

338 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students77%
Female82%
Male72%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education20%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented97%

Math

All Students64%
Female66%
Male62%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education8%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented94%
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 Students75%
Female72%
Male77%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education29%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students64%
Female58%
Male70%
Black or African American49%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education21%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented97%

Writing

All Students87%
Female92%
Male82%
Black or African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education43%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
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

All Students86%
Female89%
Male83%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education56%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students75%
Female77%
Male73%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education41%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented98%

Science

All Students63%
Female58%
Male69%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education34%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)37%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented88%

Social Studies

All Students87%
Female87%
Male87%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education56%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
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.

372 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
62%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

361 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
51%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
53%
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.

324 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

279 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

325 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

324 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
43%
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

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
100%
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 Students61%
Female66%
Male56%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education25%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students49%
Female49%
Male49%
Black or African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education15%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talented82%
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Female70%
Male58%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native50%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education31%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingual52%

Math

All Students55%
Female49%
Male60%
Black or African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native50%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special education18%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted51%
Bilingual57%

Writing

All Students49%
Female61%
Male39%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native17%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education9%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted43%
Bilingual29%
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 Students68%
Female76%
Male60%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education15%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students59%
Female59%
Male59%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education25%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Gifted/talented89%
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students55%
Female54%
Male56%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education15%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted52%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students38%
Female38%
Male38%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Special education9%
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Gifted/talented64%
Non-Gifted35%
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 Students98%
Female100%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
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Whiten/a
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Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Chemistry

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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

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Malen/a
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Migrantn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

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English II Reading

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Whiten/a
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English II Writing

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Malen/a
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Whiten/a
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Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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Malen/a
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Whiten/a
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English III Writing

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Malen/a
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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

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
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
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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

World Geography

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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
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 65% 52%
Black 17% 13%
White 16% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students PE instructor(s)
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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
  • TRACIE WASHINGTON
Fax number
  • (972) 892-7101

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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950 North Woody Road
Dallas, TX 75253
Phone: (972) 892-7100

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