Ratings

GreatSchools Rating

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

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Facts (and fiction) about school test scores

They're never the whole story, but test scores do offer important information about a school. If you know how to dig deeper.


Test scores

The bar charts below tell what percentage of students are performing at or above grade-level.

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)


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Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

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English I Reading

English I Writing

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English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

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World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

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English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

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World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Algebra II

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Biology I

Chemistry

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

Biology I

Chemistry

English

English 2

English I Reading

English I Writing

English II Reading

English II Writing

Geography

Geometry

Physics

U.S. History

World History

About the test

In 2013-2014, 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 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

Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)


Showing results for all students

English Language Arts

Math

English Language Arts

Math

Science

Social Studies

English Language Arts

Math

Science

Social Studies

About the test

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


International tests

OECD Test for schools (based on PISA)

This school's reading score
568
US Average: 498
Source: See notes

Reading

CountryScore
Shanghai-China 570
This school 568
Singapore 542
Japan 538
Korea 536
Finland 524
Canada 523
Poland 518
Australia 512
New Zealand 512
Germany 508
United Kingdom 499
United States of America 498
Portugal 488
Mexico 424
Brazil 410

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  • Schools and districts across the nation are invited to participate in the OECD Test for Schools (based on the internationally respected PISA exam). This exam enables individual high schools to benchmark their students’ performance against that of their international peers. It is a unique assessment that measures students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and gathers information about student attitudes toward learning and perceptions of the school environment. In each test subject, the score for each participating country is the average of all student scores in that country. The average score among OECD countries is 500 points. About two-thirds of students across OECD countries score between 400 and 600 points.
Source: See notes
This school's math score
606
US Average: 481
Source: See notes

Math

CountryScore
Shanghai-China 613
This school 606
Singapore 573
Korea 554
Japan 536
Finland 519
Canada 518
Poland 518
Germany 514
Australia 504
New Zealand 500
United Kingdom 494
Portugal 487
United States of America 481
Mexico 413
Brazil 391

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  • Schools and districts across the nation are invited to participate in the OECD Test for Schools (based on the internationally respected PISA exam). This exam enables individual high schools to benchmark their students’ performance against that of their international peers. It is a unique assessment that measures students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and gathers information about student attitudes toward learning and perceptions of the school environment. In each test subject, the score for each participating country is the average of all student scores in that country. The average score among OECD countries is 500 points. About two-thirds of students across OECD countries score between 400 and 600 points.
Source: See notes
This school's science score
572
US Average: 497
Source: See notes

Science

CountryScore
Shanghai-China 580
This school 572
Singapore 551
Japan 547
Finland 545
Korea 538
Poland 526
Canada 525
Germany 524
Australia 521
New Zealand 516
United Kingdom 514
United States of America 497
Portugal 489
Mexico 415
Brazil 405

About this data: Learn More »

  • Schools and districts across the nation are invited to participate in the OECD Test for Schools (based on the internationally respected PISA exam). This exam enables individual high schools to benchmark their students’ performance against that of their international peers. It is a unique assessment that measures students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and gathers information about student attitudes toward learning and perceptions of the school environment. In each test subject, the score for each participating country is the average of all student scores in that country. The average score among OECD countries is 500 points. About two-thirds of students across OECD countries score between 400 and 600 points.
Source: See notes

College readiness

The path to college

This school
100%
GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL


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AP courses and testing

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College entrance testing

SAT score
1204
This school's average
Average ACT score (1-36 scale)
26
This school's average
Source: See notes

The SAT

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The ACT

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Sources

OECD Test for schools (based on PISA) AmericaAchieves, 2013-2014
Reading AmericaAchieves, 2013-2014
AmericaAchieves, 2013-2014
Math AmericaAchieves, 2013-2014
Science AmericaAchieves, 2013-2014
The path to college TX Education Agency, 2012-2013
AP courses and testing Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
College entrance testing TX Education Agency, 2010-2011
The SAT TX Education Agency, 2010-2011
The ACT TX Education Agency, 2010-2011