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Northside Elementary School

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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 85% in 2011.

255 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

255 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

252 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

236 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

236 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

233 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education43%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students87%
Female89%
Male86%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education43%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)95%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education38%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students92%
Female89%
Male95%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English93%
Migrant78%
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students90%
Female86%
Male93%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English91%
Migrant67%
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students88%
Female82%
Male93%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English89%
Migrant75%
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

277 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

278 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
56%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

270 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

270 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

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

All Students55%
Female50%
Male60%
Black or African American34%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education0%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted50%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students59%
Female52%
Male65%
Black or African American34%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education0%
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted54%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students51%
Female50%
Male53%
Black or African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education13%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented100%
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 Students66%
Female69%
Male64%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education44%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education40%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female70%
Male82%
Black or African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education29%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

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

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 64% 52%
White 23% 29%
Black 11% 13%
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) 14%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • GILBERTO VELA
Fax number
  • (979) 578-0682

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2610 Meadow Lane
El Campo, TX 77437
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