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Timber Creek High School

Public | 9-12 | 2790 students

 
 

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3 stars

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2013:
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2012:
Based on 4 ratings
2011:
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Posted February 11, 2014

Great and engaging teachers, and quickly growing and successful programs such as xc, Drill Team, and Band. Hardly any problems, conduct or otherwise.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 3, 2013

This school is great. the teachers and the staff are extremely helpful. They are very understanding...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2013

The school allows the football players to bully other kids. They bend over backwards to protect the football players from discipline. The schools main focus is on sports.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2012

I have to agree with the parents review from September 29, 2012. My child was in their first graduating class. Timber Creek truly has a rah-rah mentality for sports and a far less commitment to academics. Although, the principal is there as a position filling person, some of the teachers are outstanding and do make up for some of the lackadaisical attitude of the administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2012

Unimpressed! The focus at Timbercreek is definitely not on academics! My daughter has gone there for 3 years and I keep hoping it will get better, but I am no longer optimistic. The principal is ineffective at best.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2012

My daughter just completed her 9th grade year and my son is about to enter 9th grade at this school. So far the administration has been very responsive to any concerns that I've had as a parent. I know that some of their programs still are fresh and finding their way to greatness but they seem to be on the right path. I would like to see an outreach to involve Freshman in organizations to enhance their experience but I think that will come in time.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 16, 2012

My daughter started her 9th grade year at Timber Creek when the school opened. She will be graduating in 2013 from there. She has dyslexia & I have to say that this school has really been awesome. Even with this school being in the first few years of opening, we have been very fortunate that the vast majority of her teachers have had a real interest in helping her to achieve her individual goals each year & offer help & support any time she is struggling. I would recommend this school to anyone looking to move to the Keller area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 12, 2011

It's still rooting itself. Several departments have a long way to go but the potential is high and the students are working hard. The school is still precocious however has a very positive future.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 20, 2010

The staff is fully engaged in our children's lives. They give them every chance to excel.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

It is the newest high school in our district. The staff and student body are top notch.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

602 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

603 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

519 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

513 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

515 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
Social Studies

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

515 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
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.

547 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

548 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

551 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

551 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students98%
Female99%
Male97%
Black or African American95%
Asian96%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American89%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students98%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special education98%
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 "Recognized".
  • This school did not receive a rating in 2008-2009.

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.

420 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%
Algebra II

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

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
75%
Biology I

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

733 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
92%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

579 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

717 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
84%
English I Writing

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

757 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
72%
English II Reading

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

629 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
64%
English II Writing

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

632 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
29%
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

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

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

677 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
99%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

6 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

714 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
92%
World History

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

623 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

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 Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Black or African American77%
Asian88%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial90%
American Indian or Alaska Native71%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education74%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students98%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special educationn/a
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted98%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students97%
Female97%
Male96%
Black or African American96%
Asian98%
Hispanic97%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native90%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education96%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students93%
Female92%
Male93%
Black or African American90%
Asian97%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education50%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted91%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male87%
Black or African American84%
Asian93%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Native88%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education84%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students74%
Female80%
Male70%
Black or African American71%
Asian95%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial76%
American Indian or Alaska Native38%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education38%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)24%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
Black or African American89%
Asian94%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial71%
American Indian or Alaska Native91%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education60%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students66%
Female70%
Male62%
Black or African American56%
Asian73%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial36%
American Indian or Alaska Native82%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education10%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented99%
Non-Gifted62%
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 Students71%
Female74%
Male67%
Black or African American55%
Asian75%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted68%

Geometry

All Students89%
Female89%
Male90%
Black or African American82%
Asian90%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education62%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

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

U.S. History

All Students67%
Female60%
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 education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted60%

World Geography

All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic94%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education81%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students81%
Female78%
Male84%
Black or African American65%
Asian82%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Native82%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education45%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted78%
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
White 58% 29%
Hispanic 23% 52%
Black 10% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 3%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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12350 Timberland Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76244
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Phone: (817) 744-2300

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