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Advantage Academy

Charter | PK-12 | 1630 students

 

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2 stars

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Based on 9 ratings
2013:
Based on 7 ratings
2012:
Based on 9 ratings
2011:
Based on 8 ratings

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Posted July 17, 2008

I have a son going into the 5th grade. The teachers at Waxahachie Advantage Academy have been a wonderful role model for him. He is ADHD. The teachers and staff have worked with him and are very understanding. This last year he was commended by the state on his TAKs reading test. I believe that the school is on the right track towards building champions!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2007

I cannot praise this school enough! My child is being challenged academically and her social skills have improved greatly. This is her second year. Last year there were some issues and the staff went out of their way to get it resolved in a fair manor. We are just sad that Ms. Smith is gone this year. :(
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2007

My daughter is in Kinder and has been at Eagle since Pre-K. I wanted to thank Mrs. Lozano for the awesome job she does. She goes that extra mile, she cares for each student's education. She is now learning how to write her name in cursive. She can also read! She's also learning sigh language! Thankyou Mrs. Lozano! Oh must I add the staff is all very polite.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2007

My children went to Eagle Advantage for two years and they learned so much and love going to school every day. The whole staff there is very caring and loving toward each child. I moved and took my children out thinking for convince everything would be fine, but I didn t feel that they were not learning that much and fell behind at there new school, so now I am going to be driving that extra time to have them go to Eagle Advantage because of the entire outstanding job that every one there does and I will continue to take my children there no matter what drive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2007

that's a great school and i believe that they are building champion's
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2007

I have been very dissappointed with my childrens education at Cornerstone Eagle Adv. this year. There is a lack of communication between parents and teachers, and the teachers to administers. I find the whole school full of confusion and disorder.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2006

Lets just say that I was not Pleased with this school that I put my 2 children in another school and my 6th grader is now so far behind that she is already struggling. She didn't have a permanent teacher last year for Math. And she did not get the tutoring that was promised to me. She even felt that the teachers did not care. I also had a child in Pre -K and he learned a lot last year. But he did not go to this campus. He went to the campus on Shelly Street. I don't think there is enough teachers or qualified teachers for this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2006

Eagle Advantage do not show a great deal of concern for the students (jr high & high school) academic learning. The school needs to focus on a teaching/learning level instead of high ratio of enrolled students so that more federal funds are granted. The teachers need to take mandatory workshops throughout the year, so that they will be able to teach the courses that are essential and balance or better than surrounding school districts. They do not have PTA or anything of sort so that the parents can be more involved & active @ the school. The school needs to offer accelerated learning opportunities to the high school grades, that have yet to become available.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2006

The academics were great, however there was no discipline guidelines in place. Also, they were somewhat unorganized. But on a academic level they were great....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2005

My sons glasses were broke and nobody cared. Theres nobody helping the students or anybody. Its a big mess. Classes are too small and they have to many kids. The teachers cant handle the kids. I called the principal and he told me it would be okay. Be careful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2005

Eagle Advantage is on a higher academic scale than the public school system. The areas where the school is lacking would be in sports. As with most Charter and Private schools, the school is challenged in that area. Be prepared for a lot of parent involvement. If asked whether I would send my child back, Yes I would.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2005

This year the school is crazy. They have children as young as 6 through 9 changing classes every hour. These kids think they are in a circus. This program will not work.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 7, 2005

I like this school alot better then the other bigger school my son attended because they are smaller and offer a more one on one atmospear.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2005

I am very disappointed. My children have been at this school for 5 years however; it seems that the last two years with giving more enphasis on this year the school has definately lacked in several policies/procedures such as; discipline, uniforms and tolerance. There are a lot of discipline problems and feel that the fact that students are not being screened as passed years. When there is a concern and it is brought to the authorities attention it is swept under the rug. Now it seems that Eagle Advantage officials have a mentality of 'more kids, more money', not caring of the academically, appearance and reputation of the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2005

I wanted my daughter to get into a magnet Highschool. She was sick the day of the benchmark test. A representative in the office told me she could take the test. She went back they didn't give her the test. They told me it would not affect her report card,then told me it was not a major part of her grade,then told me it was 25%.This will ultimately affect my daughters future. I feel very bad about the unattention and disconcern given to my daughter's situation. Not to mention the many times my calls and messages were never returned.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2005

I was disappointed with Eagle Advantage Charter School. My daughter became lazy with school work and her study habits dropped dramatically.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2004

My overall experience is fair, with the understanding that the school is still in it's growing stages, I am hopeful that they will increase the efforts of parental involvement and the tolerance towards students with learning challenges. I have also experienced some teacher's growing intolerance to more provide one-on-one attention those with learning challenges because they are dealing with an overwhelming amount of children who exhibit disciplinary problems on a consistent basis.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2004

I would love to see the school improve in the area of discipline. There seems to be a low tolerance for challenging students. I was given no other option by Administration to withdraw my child. As a result I had to pull my other two children who were doing academically well. Overall the school is great, but lacks a fair discipline structure.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2004

I am very pleased with the performance Eagle Advantage Schools is having on my children. They have an excellent Accelerating Reading program to help your child develop their reading abilities! My son have learned so much concerning technology in the Computer Technician Mentoring Program.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

138 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

140 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

120 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

123 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

119 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

102 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

117 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

112 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

121 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

120 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

70 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

68 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
59%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

46 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

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 95% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

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

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
42%
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.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
58%
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.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
52%
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.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
67%
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.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%
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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
54%
Social Studies

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

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
44%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
68%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
72%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
72%
English I Writing

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

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
45%
English II Reading

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
46%
English III Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
32%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
50%
World History

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

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

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 Students55%
Female54%
Male57%
Black or African American49%
Asian63%
Hispanic42%
Multiracial71%
American Indian or Alaska Native71%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education40%
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students39%
Female34%
Male43%
Black or African American24%
Asian75%
Hispanic35%
Multiracial57%
American Indian or Alaska Native14%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education30%
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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 Students48%
Female44%
Male52%
Black or African American26%
Asian80%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special education25%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students41%
Female39%
Male43%
Black or African American20%
Asian60%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education22%
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted41%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students43%
Female49%
Male37%
Black or African American29%
Asian100%
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education25%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted43%
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 Students65%
Female68%
Male63%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education50%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students53%
Female55%
Male51%
Black or African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education27%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students48%
Female45%
Male51%
Black or African American34%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special education30%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
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 Students68%
Female71%
Male66%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female68%
Male64%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted66%
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%
Female69%
Male78%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education67%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students74%
Female71%
Male80%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education67%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students63%
Female65%
Male61%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education33%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
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 Students85%
Female90%
Male80%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education63%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students75%
Female73%
Male78%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education29%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students61%
Female54%
Male68%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education20%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students48%
Female38%
Male57%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education20%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
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 Students75%
Female79%
Male70%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted75%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students53%
Female57%
Male48%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education27%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students46%
Female53%
Male35%
Black or African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special education13%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted46%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students60%
Female60%
Male59%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education25%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students32%
Female45%
Male15%
Black or African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Special education0%
Not special education35%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English33%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant32%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted32%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students72%
Female81%
Male57%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education33%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students40%
Female54%
Male14%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Special education0%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted40%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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

English III Writing

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

Geometry

All Students84%
Female89%
Male76%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special educationn/a
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students50%
Female49%
Male52%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education18%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted50%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students46%
Female47%
Male45%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education13%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted46%
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 Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students84%
Female91%
Male74%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female94%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/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

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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 57% 52%
Black 21% 13%
White 18% 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) 23%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 12%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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  • SAM COOPER
Fax number
  • (214) 276-5890

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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618 West Wheatland Road
Duncanville, TX 75116
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Phone: (214) 276-5800

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