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Fabens High School

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Posted November 16, 2010

Fabens High School is an EXEMPLARY high school as designated by the Texas Education Agency. We have excellent teachers, strong leadership and challenging academic probrams.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 27, 2009

We are currently one of the only high school in the El Paso County as well as the state of Texas that is a recognized high school. We are also a TEA recognized school. Best of all, the State Teacher of the Year for 2008-2009 is Mrs. Gleason, our English IV teacher.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 9, 2003

THE HIGH SCHOOL NEEDS TO HAVE MORE OF A SELECTION OF ELECTIVES FOR THE STUDENTS. BUT OTHER THAN THAT FABENS HIGH IS A GOOD SCHOOL.


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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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

119 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

171 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

168 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

174 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

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

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

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

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

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students96%
Female99%
Male93%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%

Math

All Students88%
Female90%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%

Science

All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female99%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged99%
Special education93%
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 "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

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

Algebra I

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

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
80%
Algebra II

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
76%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

206 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
51%
English I Writing

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

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
38%
English II Reading

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

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

169 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
68%
English III Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
41%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

9 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

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.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
61%
World History

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

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

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

Algebra I

All Students76%
Female82%
Male70%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education43%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English80%
Migrant68%
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students71%
Female74%
Male69%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education38%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English80%
Migrant56%
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education36%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English87%
Migrant78%
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students44%
Female54%
Male35%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special education14%
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)16%
Proficient in English57%
Migrant26%
Non-migrant47%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted38%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students30%
Female35%
Male26%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Special education7%
Not special education32%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English41%
Migrant15%
Non-migrant33%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted24%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students65%
Female67%
Male63%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education42%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)31%
Proficient in English74%
Migrant42%
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students38%
Female36%
Male40%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Special education8%
Not special education40%
Limited English proficient (LEP)7%
Proficient in English47%
Migrant10%
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted34%
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 Students92%
Female94%
Male90%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education63%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English93%
Migrant88%
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted91%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted100%

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 Students60%
Female58%
Male62%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education17%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English71%
Migrant37%
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented89%
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students51%
Female46%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education15%
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)26%
Proficient in English59%
Migrant32%
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented73%
Non-Gifted49%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 99% 52%
White 1% 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) 25%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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  • ROBERT SEPULVEDA
Fax number
  • (915) 764-4953

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