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Plummer Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 892 students

 

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Posted April 13, 2013

Plummer is a good school, but could use some improvements in some areas. Some of the teachers do not really teach, but seem to care more about the paycheck. Also, the school tolerates too many kids that misbehave. If the students can't act right, they should be expelled, so that the other students can learn. The district is too easy on repeat offenders. But, overall, most of the teachers do care, and the students are performing well on state mandated tests.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2012

yolo is the motto okaay you know dont let no one take it away from you the best motto


Posted January 31, 2012

I have three girls that attend plummer-the teachers always keep me informed about there grades and behavior. and theres always extra help after school-with transpertation when they need it;)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 6, 2010

This is a great school school. They are strict for a reason and that's to keep the students safe. They do no beat the kids because that would be on the news. They also do not check bras and underwear as one parent stated. Academics is #1 priority. We want your kids to succeed and they still have fun too. Plummer Middle School is had strong leadership and faculty and staff that cares about their well being. The reason we have dress codes is because kids have a tendency to show off what they and those that are as fortunate feel intimidated. So we drees everyone alike so that every student looks the same.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 23, 2010

this school is SOO strict! They beat my child. They cant wear skinny jeans and any other things beacuse its all uniform. My two daughters cant express themselves through their clothes. No everybody has to be the same and I like uniforms but, they check their bras and underwear just to make sure its appropriate! I am moving my two daughters to Klein ISD. They are very nice and dont beat your children. Im moving them to Krimmel Intermediate because that school is FABULOUS!!! They have laptops the students carry as their own tool (pay fee of course) and they block eveything that is inappropriate!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 14, 2008

This school is really great. They have fun while learning,and learn while having fun! The principle and conslers always help the students.They have differnt activties to do and join.I love this school!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 5, 2005

This school is great. It has a good behaivor group every 6 weeks and they have a little party. The couslers bring people from all around houston to visit
—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 86% in 2011.

430 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

432 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

424 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
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.

433 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

430 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

429 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

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

436 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

All Students89%
Female91%
Male88%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education82%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students87%
Female87%
Male86%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education79%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)84%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students96%
Female96%
Male95%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-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 Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
Black or African American96%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education82%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female97%
Male95%
Black or African American95%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education83%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)97%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students87%
Female84%
Male90%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education75%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
Black or African American98%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged99%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education100%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)97%
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
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 77% in 2013.

475 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

445 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

469 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
69%
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.

445 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

435 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

445 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

446 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
59%
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.

27 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

 
 
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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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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

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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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 Students71%
Female75%
Male67%
Black or African American66%
Asian80%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White14%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education29%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female75%
Male66%
Black or African American63%
Asian86%
Hispanic74%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education24%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students69%
Female77%
Male61%
Black or African American64%
Asian78%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White14%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education21%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)21%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
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 Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
Black or African American81%
Asian85%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education13%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students78%
Female82%
Male74%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education33%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students63%
Female66%
Male61%
Black or African American60%
Asian86%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education8%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students54%
Female51%
Male57%
Black or African American52%
Asian86%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education4%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted51%
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 American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
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
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

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Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

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English I Writing

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English II Reading

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English II Writing

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English III Reading

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Geometry

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Physics

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U.S. History

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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 "Exemplary".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 62% 50%
Black 33% 13%
Asian 2% 3%
White 2% 31%
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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  • John Picklesimer
Fax number
  • (281) 539-4017

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11429 Spears-Gears Rd
Houston, TX 77067
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Phone: (281) 539-4000

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