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Strickland Intermediate School

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Posted March 31, 2010

This school is average. Yes, the building is new, but the teachers are no more special than any other teachers. Nonetheless, the after school program staff is pleasant and my fourth grader enjoys it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2009

Strickland Intermediate school has a brand new building with all the equipment imaginable. The Principals, Teachers and Staff are professional and friendly. The students are given lots of individual attention, excellent instruction and numerous opportunities for friendships.


Posted February 24, 2009

This school is a remarkable school!! I personnally am student!!
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

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

135 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

133 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

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 85% in 2011.

115 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

118 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

115 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
93%
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

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

106 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

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

All Students89%
Female94%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education58%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students86%
Female88%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education50%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

All Students83%
Female77%
Male87%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education56%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students88%
Female82%
Male93%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education50%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students81%
Female90%
Male75%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education56%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)72%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
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 Students93%
Female91%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education63%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students95%
Female95%
Male96%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education90%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students90%
Female88%
Male92%
Black or African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education67%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 79% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
82%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
63%
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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
66%
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 Students66%
Female76%
Male57%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education25%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students48%
Female51%
Male46%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special education25%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talented78%
Non-Gifted46%
Bilingual59%
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 Students72%
Female74%
Male71%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education62%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students56%
Female62%
Male51%
Black or African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education33%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted54%
Bilingual48%

Writing

All Students64%
Female74%
Male55%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education23%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
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 Students64%
Female70%
Male57%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education33%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingual39%

Math

All Students63%
Female70%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education27%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingual44%

Science

All Students66%
Female69%
Male63%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education64%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingual35%
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 "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 84% 50%
White 9% 31%
Black 5% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Dianna Lacy
Fax number
  • (972) 968-5710

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3030 Fyke Rd
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
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Phone: (972) 968-5700

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