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Faith Family Academy of Oak Cliff

Charter | PK-12 | 2400 students

Our school is best known for our athletics and fine arts departments.
 
 

 
 
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3 stars

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Posted June 13, 2014

Faith Family Academy is the best school I have ever went to.That's partly because of my 5th grade teachers Mrs.Kirkland and Mrs.Gove.They are awsome teachers.They know how to make school work fun.But I understand that its a privilege not a right.Mrs.Gove is the best teacher I ever had.She's nice, funny, and a great teacher! They say that nothing is perfect, but Mrs.Gove is a perfect teacher to me.The students are nice to.I would never want to go to any other school besides Faith Family. It's a great school.


Posted September 13, 2013

My school is AWESOME! The front of the school is beautiful, the new uniforms are great, all teachers and staff are nice.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 12, 2013

I have two children attending FFA they are in 11th and kindergarten. I love the progress the school is making and the changes its made but would appreciate if the kindergarten principal more respectful and tone down the ego but the teachers are incredible my son prek teacher was Ms. Young and she is amazing my son learned soooo much he is now with mr.manzanera and is doing great! And the school has a app named classdojo that allows you to moniter your kids progress and discipline problems. For my other son he is taking advanced classes is a A and B student, does great in all major test and in cross country and definitely know FFA played a big part in his education. Thank you
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2011

Our daughter loves her Kindergarden class. Her teacher Mrs. Tomme is doing a great job. Our daughter has learned how to read and write very simple words and I am happy about her progress. I think this school is great for Pre-K and K, but she will be going to another school for 1st grade because I don't like the school environment too much. All it all, we are happy with our daughter's education there for now and the academic program is doing a good job preparing her for 1st grade.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2011

The principal is terrible!!! Don't send your kids to this school, they deserve better. The ECC school is great but the 1st grade through 12th grade is awful. The principal is running around on an ego trip and instead of focusing on what really matters to better the kids education, she busy bullying the handful of good teachers on staff. SMH!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2010

I disagree with the prior low ratings. For one, we have a high ESL student population, so why wouldn't we have ESL development? The department I teach in had 100% retention. Yes, we had some behavioral challenges -- but that is our job to deal with in cooperation with the parents and dean. I see our school getting better!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 17, 2010

FFA is a TERRIBLE school!!! Zero stars!!! The school is very disorganized. The first few days of each semester there are constant changes in students schedules. All professional development is over ESL learners. There is high turnover rate. One department only had 1 teacher return. Middle school only had 4 teachers return. Some teachers resign in the middle of the school year. This school accepts any student, which means students who have been kicked out of previous school(s) with bad behavior and disrespectful. Students don't know the concept of homework.


Posted June 5, 2010

Terrible Principal. The best teachers heading for the exit. A shame for the students, once again.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 17, 2009

This school has one of the best art departments I have ever seen. And it's a total secret for some reason!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 31, 2009

The teachers and staff at the elementary campus are incredible! I am so proud to be a member of FFA. The principal, Mrs. Mabra, holds high expectations for both staff members and students. It is a great place to work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2009

The teachers for the elementary school are great. My concern is the principal. She doesn't give some of the parents respect. My daugther said she doen't even know her principal's name Would like to see the school shape up in this area also.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2009

This school has come a long way in the past 2 years, tremendous improvement in teacher turnover. Thanks to the efforts of Mrs. Douglas, the appearance of the school has improved, parental involvement and participation is up, and there are more activities for the students. The TAKS scores continue to improve, but still have a long way to go. There are lots of at-risk kids here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 18, 2009

My grandchild has attended FFA since Pre-K She's now in 2nd grade and things are just not the same as when she started. The way discipline is handle has made me seek schooling else where. I wish they would take a closer look at positive interventions for elementary grade school students.


Posted May 14, 2009

Middle and High school have improved many times over this year. We have an administration that is disciplined and the students are starting to tow the line because of it. The school still allows some troublemakers to linger in the school but they are working hard to solve the problem. The school has golf, track, basketball, art club, volleyball, baseball, technology and a whole bunch of other after-school activities for the first time in the schools history. A school that improves year after year!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 23, 2009

I wish they would put more curricular activities like rotc,drill team,cheer, and maybe football. Also for the elementary part of the school. The administration is trying very hard to make this school sucessful. Most of the teachers are great!


Posted April 26, 2008

It's my first year as an elementary staff member, so I only have the stories from long term staff to go by, and according to them...things are looking up at FFA. So many have said, 'For the first time, FFA feels like a real school!' Mrs. Mabra has signed a two year contract as an administrator, and the majority of the elementary staff will be returning. There has been a real 'clean up' act on discipline issues; a progressive discipline plan hinders troublemakers being allowed to stay at FFA and disrupt learning. Teachers are teaching 'bell to bell'; TAKS preparation has been extensive; scores are UP! Nowhere will you find a more devoted effort by an elementary administrator and her staff to provide students every chance to succeed. Rated 'AVERAGE' to date, but look out...we'll exceed that in 2008/09! I'm proud of FFA!


Posted March 15, 2008

I enjoy having my children attend Faith Family Academy. He is in 8th grade currently on the and my daughter is in 1st gade. My son is currently on the A/B honor role and on the National Honors Society. My daughter is currently student of the month and she has perfect attendance and on the A Honor roll. FAA is the best school in Texas.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 3, 2008

I cannot speak for previous years but I am confident that FFA is on the right track. We are working very hard to retain teachers and students. We are working to improve the curriculum and support our first year teachers. Watch out for this years' test scores they are on the way up. Things are different than in the past and we will not stop until we are the best school in Dallas.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 1, 2008

Faith Family Academy of Oak Cliff has a dramatically different feel this school year. Its principal, Mr. Kitchens, cares deeply about his staff and his students. He keeps parents informed, makes sure teachers have what they need, and wants the best for every student. The staff work long hours outside of class, and the parent involvement is ten times what is has been in past years. Faith Family will be a school to watch in the coming years. Parnents will have to contend with a wait list for admission to all grades if they keep improving like they have this year.


Posted February 29, 2008

As a staff memebr at faith family Academy coming from public education, I can say it is different. However if we can keep a constant retention of teachers then we will be a great school again. The students here are just like anywhere else they will do what ever you let them get away with. The campus administration this has its prob;ems, but they are getting better. As a teacher here I feel that I could go work for better performing, and prettier schools that offer a more atractive benifits package, but I can do so much here, and the kids are more than willing to rise to your expectaions, as long as you tell them what you expect of them. The kids wont disappoint you.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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.
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The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

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The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

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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.

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The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

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The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

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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.

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The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

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The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

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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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

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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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

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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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

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Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

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Social Studies

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

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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 89% in 2011.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

57 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

37 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

38 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

38 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
62%
Social Studies

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

38 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
91%
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 79% in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

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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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

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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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

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2012

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

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52%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

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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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

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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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

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Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

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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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

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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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

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

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
64%
Algebra II

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

5 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
67%
Biology I

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
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English I Reading

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

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
35%
English I Writing

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

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
20%
English II Reading

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
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English II Writing

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
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English III Reading

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

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English III Writing

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

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

5 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
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World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
63%
World History

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

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
14%
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

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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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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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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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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

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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

English Language Arts

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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

Algebra I

All Students53%
Female54%
Male52%
Black or African American42%
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Special education18%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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Not migrant60%
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Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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Female66%
Male57%
Black or African American50%
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Special education8%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students43%
Female42%
Male44%
Black or African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special education10%
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant43%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted43%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students35%
Female39%
Male30%
Black or African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Special education0%
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant35%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted35%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students19%
Female21%
Male18%
Black or African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White17%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged16%
Special education0%
Not special education21%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English26%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant19%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted19%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students48%
Female56%
Male41%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Special education0%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant47%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

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Female29%
Male9%
Black or African American17%
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Hispanic20%
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Special education0%
Not special education20%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English25%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant18%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted18%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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Geometry

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Male65%
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education33%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Not special education0%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Migrantn/a
Not migrant0%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted0%

U.S. History

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Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted73%

World Geography

All Students51%
Female48%
Male56%
Black or African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Special education0%
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant51%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted51%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students34%
Female29%
Male38%
Black or African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Special education0%
Not special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)15%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant34%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted34%
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 Students92%
Female93%
Male90%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%

Math

All Students93%
Female93%
Male93%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%

Science

All Students92%
Female93%
Male90%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)93%

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female96%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)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.

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 "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable".

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

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 68% 52%
Black 29% 13%
White 3% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 45%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 23%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Dance teacher(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Gifted specialist(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff French
Spanish
Read more about programs at this school
Source: Provided by a school official.

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Technology
Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Science lab
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • IT support
Clubs
  • Recycling club
  • Technology club

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Arts (all)
Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • Industrial / graphic design
Visual arts
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Computer animation
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production
Clubs
  • Art club
  • Drill team
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of our population
Languages supported by ESL/ELL programs
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
Staff resources available to students
  • Gifted specialist(s)
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Clubs
  • National Honor Society
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 7:45 am
School end time
  • 3:45 pm
School Leader's name
  • Kim Morisak
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Phone
Age at which early childhood or Pre-K program begins
  • 4 years old
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (214) 375-7681

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Direct instruction
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Arts (all)
  • Technology
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • Spanish
Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of our population
Languages supported by ESL/ELL programs
  • Spanish
Vocational or skills-based training offered
  • Business management
  • IT support
  • Industrial / graphic design

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Gifted specialist(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • French
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Parent center
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Drill Team
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Computer animation
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Art club
  • Community service
  • Drill team
  • National Honor Society
  • Recycling club
  • Student council/government
  • Technology club
  • Yearbook
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
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College preparation / awareness offered
College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
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300 W Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75224
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Phone: (214) 375-7682

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