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O'Banion Middle School

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Posted yesterday

FIGHTS all the time its really annoying this school doesnt have any good qualties all the students i see are starting to get into fights who are nice and good kids but now they are starting to get into fights also in the cafeteria if you get seperated from your friend its because of the people on lunch duty who tell you not to wait to just leave them or if you have to sit at a table with just one seat left theyre going to make you get separted from your friend and then you eat lunch all by yourself sad and they won't even care at all they have done it so much.


Posted August 16, 2013

O Banion has struggled to find its identity, but you get out of it what you put into it. I ve had a wonderful experience with sending my child to OB. The teachers go out of their way to ensure that the students have an opportunity to excel. Tutorials are offered before/after school to meet the needs of the student & parent. The principal is available & holds meetings before school to meet parents & reach out to the community. Sadly, I ve been to the meetings & see only 1 or 2 parents show up. There are over 1000 students! Where are the parents? I ve made it a point to contact my child s teachers via email & introduce myself. I make my expectations clear & ensure that there is 2 way communication. My child isn t perfect & I want the teachers to feel that they can contact me w/out me getting defensive. I want to know if they see any issues in learning or behavior. Teachers are human. Yes, they, like parents, may have their favorites. Making yourself known & available to the them helps to build a lasting relationship. The surrounding neighborhood has depreciated from upper/middle to lower/middle income families, but the level of education hasn t suffered.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2013

Suggestion are not welcomed at this school. My child had never been in trouble until he was placed in this school. Unlike some, I admit he is not the perfect student but my child wasn't the worst either. I welcomed constructive criticism and this became a gateway to the mistreat my child. Like most kids he struggled with "identity" issues in his efforts to fit in. I had to redirect him and tell him that at a school like this, you have to definitely walk a straight line because their is no room for being a child but their is a great deal of room for trouble. They are strict out of fear, because the "majority of the students are minorities" controlled by a stereotypical facility that degrades them. There are some teachers who will single students out and take corrective on their own. The principal supports them and will redirect the problem back to it being the kids. I think in terms of good teachers, I have only found a few, in terms of office professionalism I will rate them 3. They stick together even in their wrong and seem to blatantly blow off allegations of mistreatment. Be active if you would like the best results for your child, your absence will lead to mistreatment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2011

Yah there are fights all the time, and the teachers always have a favorite student.................................. But overall i wouldnt go there again. It kinda in a gangster area and there are alot of bloods and cripts. Like this one time i was walking down the street and some random guy walked up to me and said, "are you a blood or cript?" I was like 'i'm not gangster and get off me bro." There are fights in school, and after school. Also when I heard the news that shop was getting canceled i was like OMG.


Posted August 12, 2010

O'Banion is the best school I have gone to.And thats something!I've gone to 9!The teachers care about the students and everything!If they yell at you your doing something wrong.Yes,they dont use backpacks or lockers.But thats up to the staff.OB has some ups and downs,but its just conveint for the teachers and students.Those who've been good get awards and the bad get punished.Overall the 3 years there were AWSOME!MS.G I miss YOU!And all the other 21 of my teachers.I also miss the old band director Mr.Mac!To bad he retired after 29 years.How you look at OB depends on your decisons.So make the best choices you can and get to "Destination Exellence!"


Posted June 2, 2010

O'Banion may not be a 'perfect' school in the traditional sense of the word. Our students are faced with many hardships outside of school. Our staff/faculty is absolutely devoted to every student here. We believe in every student's success, no matter their background or past. I am sending my own children to O'Banion because I believe that we have the most dedicated and hard-working staff in the district. I am VERY proud to be a part of O'Banion's journey to 'Destination Excellence', and to have the privilege to watch our students achieve more than they ever thought they could.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 26, 2008

I am an 8th grader at OB and i went there last year too. And i just plain hate this school. The teachers dont seem to care about our education. They yell and they single out favorites. Theres fights all of the time. Someone is always messing with someone. Last year, on the second day of school there was a fight, and i saw it. Its horrible. Mrs.Greenidge is the best teacher there. And even sometimes i feel like she doesnt like me. and i dont know why. OB is the last school you wanna send your kid too.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 14, 2008

Very Poor sense of security at this school. no use of locker, no backpacks, what has happened here for crying out loud! and there is no organization when picking the kids up from school whatsoever. Principal talks about excellence but he's lacking laot of it
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2007

O'Banion is a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2007

I am a teacher at O'Banion and I feel I must respond to this review. I'm sorry for Ms Fuller's experience. I would want all of our parents to know that we are working hard for our O'Banion students to reach 'Destination Excellence.' Like many teachers, I care for our students and will do all that I can to help them succeed. If any O'Banion parent needs assistance or support, or should you have a suggestion please contact me at the school. Thanks. Jean Greenidge!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 5, 2005

I was very disapointed in this school. I have had numerous problems with the staff.
—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 84% in 2011.

324 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

323 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
79%
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 86% in 2011.

352 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

350 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

350 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

330 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

330 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

331 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

330 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

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 Students82%
Female91%
Male75%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education55%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students82%
Female87%
Male78%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education68%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
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 Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
Black or African American71%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education58%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students75%
Female70%
Male80%
Black or African American65%
Asian83%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education54%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students94%
Female95%
Male94%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education84%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
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 Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education79%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female82%
Male88%
Black or African American77%
Asian100%
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education71%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female66%
Male73%
Black or African American63%
Asian86%
Hispanic71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education54%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female99%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education92%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
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 71% in 2013.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

343 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
79%
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.

343 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

335 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

341 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
67%
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 84% in 2013.

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
56%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

342 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
44%
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

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
99%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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

English Language Arts

All Students60%
Female58%
Male61%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education21%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students64%
Female63%
Male65%
Black or African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education37%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted63%
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 Students70%
Female70%
Male70%
Black or African American61%
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education40%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female64%
Male71%
Black or African American58%
Asian100%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education50%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students56%
Female62%
Male49%
Black or African American57%
Asian100%
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special education21%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted55%
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 Students82%
Female89%
Male76%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education30%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female70%
Male72%
Black or African American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education63%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students69%
Female64%
Male73%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education35%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented80%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students58%
Female52%
Male63%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special education42%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented60%
Non-Gifted58%
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

Algebra I

All Students98%
Female97%
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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 "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 69% 50%
Black 19% 13%
White 9% 31%
Asian 2% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr John Tucci
Fax number
  • (972) 613-9532

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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700 Birchwood Dr
Garland, TX 75043
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