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O'Donnell Elementary School

Public | 4-5 | 349 students

 

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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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

144 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

144 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

167 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

166 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students80%
Female84%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education33%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English83%
Migrant77%
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education50%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)93%
Proficient in English86%
Migrant88%
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students96%
Female99%
Male93%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education58%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%
Proficient in English95%
Migrant92%
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education82%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English96%
Migrant100%
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students90%
Female95%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education62%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English90%
Migrant83%
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students78%
Female76%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education67%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English86%
Migrant65%
Non-migrant80%
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.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
65%
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.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
49%
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 Students47%
Female46%
Male48%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education24%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English47%
Migrant38%
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted42%
Bilingual26%

Math

All Students50%
Female49%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education41%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English50%
Migrant50%
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted45%
Bilingual41%

Writing

All Students69%
Female68%
Male70%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education40%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English69%
Migrant57%
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingual50%
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 Students57%
Female61%
Male54%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education27%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)32%
Proficient in English57%
Migrant44%
Non-migrant59%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted51%
Bilingual18%

Math

All Students49%
Female43%
Male54%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education23%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English49%
Migrant40%
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted43%
Bilingual31%

Science

All Students53%
Female40%
Male65%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education29%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English53%
Migrant54%
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingual30%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "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 98% 52%
White 2% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Black N/A 13%
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) 54%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • MICHELE GONZALEZ
Fax number
  • (915) 764-4358

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 697
Fabens, TX 79838
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