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Skyview Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 771 students

 

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Posted March 24, 2014

Skyview is a wonderful elementary school! We moved into the neighborhood in December 2012 at the beginning of what has been a great transition period with a bunch of young families moving in as older families with children no longer in the home move away. There is a child in every other house on our street! It's a great community to move into with a great school, wonderful teachers and staff and a very much dedicated PTA. There are exciting things going on at Skyview including a future learning and music garden so students can have multiple opportunities to learn about science, math, the environment and eating healthy. The PTA website is www.skyviewpta.org and I found useful (and up-to-date) information there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2012

It's a great school with awesome teachers and staff. My kids are doing wonderfully. They are given a lot of personalized attention, and they are challenged according to their ability. As previous reviews stated, there are very few neighborhood kids that attend this school, which I think is a shame.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 26, 2009

My daughter has been going to Skyview for 2 years and she loves it. Her teacher is very involved with all the kids. She gets plenty of homework everyday and it helps her retain what she'd learned in school that day. The teachers and staff make it very easy for parents to get involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2008

This is my sons 5th year, last year my son was in 3rd grade & really enjoyed it. Going into third grade he was diagnosed with ADHD & he could not have had a better teacher than Ms. Tavarez. She understood him and knew just how to deal with him all while keeping the rest of the class in tact. I had some concerns with him going into 5th grade this year, but so far all is well. The teachers seem to be a little more stressed this year & I hope it does not affect their teaching. Since my last report I stated what a wonderful afterschool program this school has, well my opinion has changed. The program has changed Ms.Ware is no longer over the program. And the new program is not as organized & I think that they need to bring Ms. Ware back and soon. Miriam
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 11, 2006

A great young staff that work hard to make a difference in a tough place.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 29, 2006

The school seems well organized, however not many neighbor kids go there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2005

Very few neighborhood children attend this school. Mostly apartment children. Despite this, the teachers and principal are great and the school offers excellent opportunities for extracurricular activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2005

I do not understand how a child who is the first grade, that reads on a pre-k level will possibly be passed to the next grade. There are severel students that attend this school and they are not doing well, either. The reading scores are very low. I do understand that parents play a huge roll in this picture but it seems that when an instructor tries and recieves no help from the parents, they give up on trying to make sure that the child(ren) are well prepared.
—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.

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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 89% in 2011.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

55 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
98%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

55 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
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 82% in 2011.

56 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

55 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
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 84% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students93%
Female97%
Male88%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)95%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female90%
Male79%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

All Students93%
Female91%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students96%
Female97%
Male95%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students96%
Female94%
Male100%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students96%
Female94%
Male100%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
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 Students96%
Female100%
Male89%
Black or African American97%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education80%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students96%
Female97%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education100%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
69%
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 72% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
56%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
83%
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 71% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
71%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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 Students56%
Female70%
Male47%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education11%
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant56%
Gifted/talented83%
Not Gifted54%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students42%
Female53%
Male35%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special education20%
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant42%
Gifted/talented83%
Not Gifted39%
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 Students56%
Female60%
Male54%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted54%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students41%
Female41%
Male42%
Black or African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)15%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant41%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted38%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students48%
Female50%
Male46%
Black or African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted45%
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 Students72%
Female70%
Male76%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education57%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students73%
Female64%
Male85%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education50%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students72%
Female66%
Male81%
Black or African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education56%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted72%
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 Students73%
Female76%
Male69%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education20%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students86%
Female84%
Male89%
Black or African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education40%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted86%
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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Geometry

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Physics

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

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

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
Black 51% 13%
Hispanic 37% 52%
White 8% 29%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
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) 33%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 5%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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9229 Meadowknoll Drive
Dallas, TX 75243
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