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Harry S Truman Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 583 students

 
 

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Posted June 11, 2013

Truman Middle School is great. There is a new "principal in town" and I believe things will change for the better. The children in this school are amazing. My child feels protected here and works hard to getting the job done and is doing a great job. Next year I will have two children going to this school and I will drop them off feeling content and knowing they are in good hands. I believe the teaching begins at home and the rest will fall into place. Help them teachers help your children. Imagine what parents and teachers can do together. Thank you Truman.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2011

Truman Middle School was a great experience. The thing you have to remember is that it is what you make of it. I was a student last year, and have moved to the South Grand Prairie 9th Grade Center. Truman was better than what I have now. The teachers are more determined, but will only go as far as you'll let them. If you don't want to listen to the lecture, teachers won't make you, and if you don't do the homework, they can't change that either. Bullying has virtually disappeared (or did when I was in 8th grade) and what little I had was reported to the counselor and was taken care of within the week. The principal kept things under control, and encouraged us to excell. We did. For me, it was also fun. The teachers tried and (most of the time) succeeded to keep things interesting. Overall, my experience at Truman was great. It was much better than the PRIVATE SCHOOL that I attended the year before.


Posted April 19, 2010

There are great teachers and not so great teachers at Truman. Overall, my kids are lucky to have mostly the good ones. The real problem at Truman is bullying! Not a day goes by that one or both of my kids are complaining about it. They have talked to teachers, ect, ect...but nothing is ever done about it. We plan to move this summer to different school district. This whole area is going down hill fast.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2010

I am in total agreement with the post dated 4/13/10. Truman is such a dissapointment. I have two children there and their time there has been a total waste.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2010

Truman is a dissapointment when it comes to the teachers and the principal. The teachers do not send home work home and the principal does not follow thru with issues that you bring to him. The children are too worried about their friends and not focused on having a good education, that is because Truman does not offer a good education. My daughter has been there for two years now and I am moving because of this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2009

Truman has disappointed me. My son does not show evidence of learning. I have had meeting with his teachers and counselors for additional help-very little was offered. Truman needs a serious academic makeup.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2009

Some teachers act like kids should teach themselves. This school is a waste of time and my daughter has wasted a year at this school when she could've excelled somewhere else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 3, 2009

I could not disagree more with the negative comments about Truman Middle school.....I have gone out of my way to be sure my children were able to continue their education at this campus! we have built personal relationships with the staff and my son who struggled with learning disabilities K-5th excelled at Truman academically and personally. He is now at SGP 9th Center and has continued the same path! Thank you Truman Teachers and Admin!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2008

I really dont think it matters how hard Truman tries to be a good school, because either way there are troublemaker students, a severly-lacking staff and a low standard of safety. A teacher was arrested during a school day at this school, in the school! What kind of example does this set for our children? And think of the kids that had that person as a teacher. Truman needs a fresh start, but I doubt very much that they will be able to get one, if you are thinking about sending your child to a middle school in Grand Prairie, I strongly advise you to send them to Ronald Reagan Middle School. It is the complete opposite of Truman.


Posted August 13, 2008

The leadership is outstanding at Truman. The principals go above and beyond to help students and staff be successful. The atomsphere is positive and supportive. It truly is a great place for Middle schoolers. No child is left behind at this school! Way to Go Truman!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 12, 2008

I had high hopes for Truman, and was unfortunately highly disappointed. I think the administrators and staff need immense training in bullying.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 21, 2007

Truman Middle School is the best school to go to. Why? Because the teachers are extremely nice there plus your classes will be easier to find in that school, because that school isn't big at all.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 19, 2007

This school is so freakin rad and awesome i love everyone here and the schoolwork,grades and teaching skills are awesome...The athletics coaches are awesome!and we sure have great school spirit!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 27, 2006

When it comes to protecting your child this school is at the bottom of the barrel. If you value education and safety you may want to rethink about Truman.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2006

Truman used to be one of the most stable schools in the district. There is now a high turnover among teachers, principals, and students. I think this has really hurt the 'Truman Pride' that used to exist, but doesn't really anymore. A lot of teachers, parents, and students are under the impression that Reagan is the 'better' school. It isn't. They have their own set of problems. What Truman needs is more parent involvement. Too many of the parents are unwilling to be involved anymore. Yes, it takes time out of your day, but what is more important than your child's education? The teachers and PTA are really trying, but it is going to take a large concerted effort to bring back the pride that once existed at Truman. These kids need to know that they are just as smart as Reagan!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 5, 2004

I think this school is the best school ever! But that is my opinion. The teachers are great, the classes are great, and the kids are really great. I just think this school is the best! I love the teachers and the principal. In 6th the principal Mr.Dubuski, was cool. And in 7th for me, Mr. Brinkley was cool, too. And still is. Like I said I love this school!
—Submitted by a former 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 84% in 2011.

197 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

194 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

153 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

150 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

147 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

143 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

143 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

143 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

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

145 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
89%
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 Students84%
Female88%
Male80%
Black or African American74%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Native83%
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education40%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)91%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students82%
Female83%
Male81%
Black or African American73%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Native83%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education29%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)91%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not 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 Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
Black or African American81%
Asian89%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education33%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students77%
Female80%
Male73%
Black or African American59%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students95%
Female98%
Male92%
Black or African American94%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
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 Students90%
Female93%
Male88%
Black or African American81%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education100%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education100%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students80%
Female77%
Male83%
Black or African American69%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education86%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education100%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
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

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
84%
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.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
63%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

169 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
71%
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.

198 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
50%
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.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
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.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%
English I Writing

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

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
100%
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.

6 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

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.

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 Students64%
Female61%
Male67%
Black or African American64%
Asian90%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education56%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant64%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted62%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students69%
Female66%
Male72%
Black or African American66%
Asian100%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education76%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted68%
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 Students85%
Female95%
Male75%
Black or African American87%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education43%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students78%
Female83%
Male73%
Black or African American73%
Asian88%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education67%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)91%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students74%
Female84%
Male65%
Black or African American79%
Asian100%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education57%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted69%
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%
Female90%
Male75%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education63%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female87%
Male72%
Black or African American74%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education30%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented94%
Not Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students76%
Female84%
Male69%
Black or African American67%
Asian100%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education43%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students63%
Female70%
Male56%
Black or African American58%
Asian86%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education43%
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted57%
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 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
Whiten/a
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%
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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 "Recognized".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 44% 52%
Black 32% 13%
White 15% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 6% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 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) 8%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 12%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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1501 Coffeyville Trail
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
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