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Lake Highlands J High School

Public | 7-8 | 787 students

 

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Posted July 30, 2013

This school does not deserve a rating. Grades are not calculated correctly in many ways, and credit is not given where credit is due. Administration/teachers are severely lacking.


Posted June 25, 2010

I am former student. I found that my education at this school prepared me for high school.


Posted March 28, 2009

There are a lot of new teachers in the 2008-2009 year and I too find the lack of know-how from the teachers. The new principles attempt to enforce rules but do very poorly at succeeding. The teachers are therefore forced to pick up slack.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 8, 2009

I think that lake highlands junior high is awesome it has cool teachers cool teachers/coaches and the best football program
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 25, 2008

I attended this school during the 2006-2007 school year, and I have to say that it was the best school I have ever been to (which is a big deal, since I have been to a new school almost every year before that). The teachers were, with a few exceptions, superb, and they really cared about the students. Very nice environment for a public school. Sports, education (especially Pre-AP) were top notch. Choir was wonderful as well.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 5, 2007

Their are some great teachers at this school but many are first year teachers who lack experience. Once they gain their experience they are off to another job Turnover is rampant... I wonder why. Many students are major discipline problems and these are the very parents who are not involved. Unfortunately teachers are responsible for teaching basic manners and socail norms with leaves little time for teaching.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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 86% in 2011.

287 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

288 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

284 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

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 85% in 2011.

308 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

306 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

307 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

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

307 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
99%
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 Students86%
Female86%
Male87%
Black or African American78%
Asian67%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education41%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students83%
Female81%
Male86%
Black or African American70%
Asian67%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education61%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students95%
Female96%
Male94%
Black or African American92%
Asian83%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education79%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
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 Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American94%
Asian71%
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education75%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students86%
Female86%
Male87%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education70%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students80%
Female77%
Male84%
Black or African American70%
Asian40%
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education55%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Black or African American96%
Asian80%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education91%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%
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 77% in 2013.

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

220 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

355 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
59%
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.

308 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

312 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
76%
Social Studies

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

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
63%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
98%
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

 
 
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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English II Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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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

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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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 Students72%
Female72%
Male72%
Black or African American72%
Asian25%
Hispanic61%
Multiracial73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education24%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students54%
Female56%
Male52%
Black or African American45%
Asian50%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education29%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant54%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students62%
Female67%
Male58%
Black or African American57%
Asian40%
Hispanic46%
Multiracial73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education24%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant62%
Gifted/talented96%
Not Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students79%
Female82%
Male77%
Black or African American67%
Asian15%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education56%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)21%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female74%
Male85%
Black or African American64%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education33%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students85%
Female82%
Male88%
Black or African American73%
Asian80%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education45%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students66%
Female58%
Male74%
Black or African American51%
Asian80%
Hispanic52%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education33%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant66%
Gifted/talented95%
Not Gifted62%
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 Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
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
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Migrantn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
Not 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
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Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Migrantn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
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Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
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Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
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Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Migrantn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Whiten/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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English III Writing

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Malen/a
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Whiten/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Geometry

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Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Physics

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Malen/a
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U.S. History

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Malen/a
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Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
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Not 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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not 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 "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 38% 52%
White 29% 29%
Black 24% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Two or more races 3% 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) 14%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 8%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Orchestra

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • VERONICA ESCALANTE
Fax number
  • (469) 593-1606

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Orchestra
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10301 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75238
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Phone: (469) 593-1600

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