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Glen Rose High School

Public | 9-12 | 462 students

 
 

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4 stars

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13 reviews of this school


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Posted August 8, 2014

Both of my children loved Glen Rose HS and had a great experience. the staff is outstanding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 6, 2014

This school is currently rated 7 out of 10. Don't we all want the very best for our kiddo's??? FYI 7 out of 10 is NOT the best!!! We moved to a district with a 10 out of 10 rating. Im amazed at the difference!!! My children are thriving now in every way. Not to mention they were beginning to feel like the minoriety in Glen Rose.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2012

Like most small towns, this school centers heavily on the athletic department. VERY heavily. As in, if the athletic program does exceptionally well in the fall, don't be surprised that suddenly the UIL program has no funding in the spring. On the other hand, most of the staff and faculty were amazing; people who cared about what they were doing and were there to teach you what you needed for college...not what the state thought you needed to know for their silly standardized tests. Unfortunately, many of these outstanding teachers were limited to the "gifted" classes once you hit the teenage years. The disparity between the educations received by siblings can be both remarkable and sad. Furthermore, some teachers have been known to behave fairly unprofessionally. One berated a schizophrenic employee at the nearby grocery store (whose condition is well known in the community). Additionally, more than one teacher would play favorites or hold grudges against a student for affronts or slights committed by relatives. Though I suppose antics like these are your typical small town nonsense. Oh, and forget learning Spanish. Spanish IV was a repeat of II. Uni professors were shocked.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 26, 2011

Ahh Glen Rose High School... Much better than any school in Cleburne or Granbury for sure. Personally from my experiences as a student, there are a couple of gripes I can give, but the two worst I can give are the lack of teachers for some particular classes, and the notoriously bad math department. But anyways, with all the clubs in the school and the mostly to die for learning program, and the complete richness of the district (Anybody go out and see our huge new athletic center? :D) this school system is tough to beat. Not only do the teachers and faculty want us to succeed, but the entire administration and community as well. I don't think a single Glen Rose Student could imagine going anywhere else.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 24, 2009

the schools in Glen Rose is why we moved here and not Granbury 5 years ago.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

I love Glen Rose High School the students are great and so are the teachers.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 22, 2008

I've gone to Glen Rose ISD since Kindergarden, and I really like it. We have some hardworking teachers and staff who care, and some not so caring staff. we are a small 3AAA school, but we do really well in competition for band, athletics, and Acedemic UIL. There is definitly room for improvement, but we are above average compared to other schools from what I can see, we just need more teachers who are really passsionate about there jobs.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 10, 2007

It is an excellent school. The athletic group is awesome.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 10, 2007

Great school to live, learn and grow. Great art programs, and music programs. Athletics are very competitive and well known, however we dont have a soccer team.. yet! Also very well known for the test scores and acedemics.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 23, 2005

Glen Rose is an all around great school! Most of the teachers and school leaders are wonderful and seem to really care about the students. The music program is awesome. There is a 4 year art program which is also exceptional. The Athletic program is also very good. All of the programs are reknown for their competitiveness and sportsmanship.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 11, 2004

I spent 12 years in this school system, 1974 grad. and both of my children are students here. Yes, it's much better than we had but my daughter and other High School band students are expected to put in double the time that they put into other classes in their band class. During the summer, on holidays that they're out of school, etc...They're all treated as if they're going to be band majors in college. If they're sick or hurt...it doesn't matter, no sympathy! Their band director is never happy about their performance no matter how well they did, it wasn't good enough. If all the other teachers got as much extra time as he does, these kids would never have to worry about SAT's, ACT's or any test! Good teachers like Mr. Phillips, 5th grade science class, who care about their students must be hard to come by.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2004

I just graduated from Glen Rose High School 5/28/04 and my 4 years there were among the best in my life. The quality of the facilities and the quality of Teachers is second to none. The only real problem I had was the lack of the more abstract extracurricular activities. Such as a chess club, math club, swim team, wrestling team, or powerlifting team. I realize they are now getting some of those started (Powerlifting), but I believe more involvment by students makes for better rounded people that are able to succeed in life.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 23, 2004

I had 2 children graduate from Glen Rose High School. I feel like they both recieved a better than normal education. I was not pleased with the counseling staff and how they handled one situation, but the education was above average.
—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.

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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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

123 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

134 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

133 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
75%
Social Studies

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

134 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 95% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Social Studies

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

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students92%
Female93%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students94%
Female91%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged98%
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 Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

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.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
95%
Algebra II

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

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
92%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
73%
English I Writing

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

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
70%
English II Reading

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

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
50%
English III Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
38%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
100%
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.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
94%
World History

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

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

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 Students83%
Female93%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education40%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students91%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education17%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted91%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students83%
Female89%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students73%
Female87%
Male65%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education0%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students55%
Female62%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education0%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant55%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students90%
Female95%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students69%
Female81%
Male57%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%
Gifted/talented95%
Not Gifted64%
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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not 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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted93%
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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not 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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students82%
Female82%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education40%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students79%
Female72%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted74%
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 65% 29%
Hispanic 30% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Black N/A 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 1%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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