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John A Dubiski Career High School

Public | 9-12 | 1512 students

 
 

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Posted October 14, 2013

I honestly love going to this school. I have matured a lot coming here and I have learned what I want do when I am older. By coming here I have had the chance to meet important people and able to get my name to important people in my career field. I also love that there is no bullying and everyone can be who they are and have whatever sexual orientation and not be judged #Classof2015
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 20, 2013

I love this school :) I've matured a lot by coming to this school, and the main thing is that there is no bullying and there isn't any cliques. #Class of 2015 !
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 29, 2010

i think the school is and awesome way to know what pathway you want to take in life as far as your career. like me im taking health science and i think its wonderful and most of the teacher are hard, but the only reason for that is to push us hard cause they know we already know some what of what we want to be. i love the school and all but they need to lightin up on the dress code we cant even wear jeans we have to dress in slacks and blouses and collier t-shirts everyday. but sometimes they do give us jean day but you have to pay for it and it has only happen twice out of this whole school year.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 6, 2010

I disagree with nearly every student on site, Dubiski is not a superior school just because its new, or has laptops, in fact the opposite could be said due to the abuse of those said 'privileges' and the staff at the school are only concerned about grades not the students well being, And to say that this schools students are better is ridiculous. I ve attended both schools and can tell you that all of Dubiski students are made up of one of either A people who deserve and want to be there or B people who have no business being at a school that offers what Dubiski is suppose to deliver.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 7, 2010

Dubiski is a great concept and it appears that the majority of students actually want to be here. It is helping me to want to teach kids in their chosen field. It is so refreshing to see them applying themselves and trying their hardest to achieve. Good job!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 15, 2009

Now i strongly disagree with dubiski having a better knwoledge than GP and SGP currently i am a part time student and would rather go to dubiski than GP because it has better looks and i am more of a computer note taker. Now i see the problem with GP is that they don't enforce the dress code as much as GP and SGP do. and the teacher what some people call 'the lazy teachers' are still the same thing at dubiski they just moved from GP and SGP and not almost everyone at dubiski is smart most of the students in dubiski attend that school because of it's laptops. I am a computer technician in that school from GP and i also work in the receptionist area and i see that around 95 percent of the students are using the laptops for the wrong reason
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2009

This is an excellent high schools, the school has better students than GP, and SGP. Also the school has everything new. It should be only a Magnet School for Pre-AP/GT students, but I think they will change it to that eventually. But the students there are still better and smarter than the students at GP, and SGP
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 28, 2009

I am currently attending this school and i am having so much fun on this the teachers are awesome well some of them they do have a couple of teachers that look like they don't want teach there but at least they try their best not to give up the dress code i like it we look professional and looking at other students like that make me wanna work and work better because i know that i am getting all the knowledge i need to succeed in live i wanna give my special thnx to all the teachers and administration there and keep up the good work :)
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 9, 2009

This school is amazing. It has the largest collection of e-books in the country. Not only that all the teachers want to be here. So chances are your get a teacher intersted in teaching rather than a pay check. The students also want to be here and the laptops make the homework efficient
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 28, 2009

This is the best school I have ever gone to and it has been a fantastic six weeks this is really the best high school in the world. Nit only because it looks nice, but because there os good education at Dubiski, like of course our careers is one thing, but the teacher are great, I would recommend this High School to anyone.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 9, 2009

i'm realy hopeing on having a great time and learning lots of new things
—Submitted by a student


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.

389 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

388 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

392 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

391 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

389 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

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

389 students were tested at this school in 2011.

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

369 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

369 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 Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%

Math

All Students98%
Female98%
Male99%
Black or African American96%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%

Science

All Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black or African American98%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)98%

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
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 "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • 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.

350 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
89%
Algebra II

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

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
86%
Biology I

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

398 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
93%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

385 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
60%
English I Reading

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

385 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
75%
English I Writing

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

410 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
58%
English II Reading

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

382 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
100%
English II Writing

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

382 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
100%
English III Reading

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

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

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

408 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
90%
World History

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

387 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

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 Students87%
Female88%
Male85%
Black or African American79%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education43%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented96%
Not Gifted86%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
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 Students94%
Female93%
Male96%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education75%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Black or African American95%
Asian100%
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education58%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students81%
Female88%
Male73%
Black or African American84%
Asian92%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education30%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented88%
Not Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students51%
Female59%
Male44%
Black or African American67%
Asian92%
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education10%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant51%
Gifted/talented80%
Not Gifted50%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students87%
Female87%
Male88%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education70%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students53%
Female55%
Male52%
Black or African American62%
Asian81%
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education20%
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant53%
Gifted/talented88%
Not Gifted48%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Students74%
Female80%
Male70%
Black or African American67%
Asian93%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented94%
Not Gifted70%

English III Writing

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
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 Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students94%
Female93%
Male96%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education90%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)84%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted94%
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 Students87%
Female84%
Male90%
Black or African American84%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education40%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented98%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students75%
Female69%
Male80%
Black or African American85%
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education50%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented91%
Not Gifted72%
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 71% 52%
Black 11% 13%
White 10% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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) 19%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 17%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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2990 Highway 161
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
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Phone: (972) 343-7800

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