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Freer High School

Public | 9-12 | 222 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 89% in 2011.

57 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

54 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
47%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

57 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
44%
Social Studies

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
78%
Social Studies

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

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
88%
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%
Female97%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students80%
Female77%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students96%
Female97%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female93%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
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 Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".

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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
51%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
62%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
40%
English I Writing

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

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
40%
English II Reading

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
n/a
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
39%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
44%
World History

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

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

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 Students50%
Female64%
Male34%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education80%
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students60%
Female61%
Male59%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education60%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students64%
Female69%
Male57%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students44%
Female59%
Male27%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special educationn/a
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted41%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students23%
Female35%
Male10%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White0%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Special educationn/a
Not special education24%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English23%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant23%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted19%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students58%
Female67%
Male45%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students37%
Female43%
Male27%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special educationn/a
Not special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English35%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant37%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted33%
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 Students49%
Female52%
Male45%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special educationn/a
Not special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted46%
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 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 Students41%
Female44%
Male36%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White14%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special educationn/a
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted38%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students47%
Female52%
Male41%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special educationn/a
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant47%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted43%
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 85% 52%
White 12% 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) 2%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 19%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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  • CYNTHIA RIES
Fax number
  • (361) 394-5046

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