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Apache Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 382 students

 

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Posted August 2, 2012

My kids studied in this school it has an excellent principal and teachers they are the best.
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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 89% in 2011.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
90%
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 Students84%
Female85%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students78%
Female74%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
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

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
48%
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 Students64%
Female77%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted63%
Bilingual75%

Math

All Students53%
Female55%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted52%
Bilingual100%
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 "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 87% 52%
White 10% 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) 21%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 15%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Exemplary School with Gold Performance in Math and Reading (2007)
  • Recognized with Gold Performance in Reading (2006)
  • Recognized with Gold Performance in Reading (2005)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:15 a.m.
School end time
  • 3:25 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • ESTELA CASAS
Fax number
  • (432) 336-4167

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Gifted / high performing
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Motor Skills
Girls sports
  • Motor Skills

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Fort Stockton Intermediate School
Fort Stockton Middle School
Fort Stockton High School
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101 West Division Street
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
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