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Posted November 2, 2012

This school has helped my daughter 100%. They go above and beyond HISD! She was behind, but they caught her up in 1 year. Now she is scheduled to graduate on time.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

103 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
15%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

48 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

46 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
20%
Social Studies

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

46 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
57%
Social Studies

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
89%

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

All Students69%
Female70%
Male67%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students53%
Female52%
Male55%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students75%
Female76%
Male73%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students91%
Female90%
Male91%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 "AEA: Academically Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "AEA: Academically Unacceptable".

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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
26%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
6%
Biology I

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

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
27%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
3%
English I Reading

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

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
13%
English I Writing

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

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
9%
English II Reading

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

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
n/a
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
6%
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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
16%
World History

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

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 Students35%
Female36%
Male34%
Black or African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Special education11%
Not special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English36%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant36%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted35%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students32%
Female28%
Male37%
Black or African American28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Special education0%
Not special education36%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English31%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant32%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted32%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students39%
Female39%
Male38%
Black or African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Special education0%
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted39%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students20%
Female14%
Male27%
Black or African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged11%
Special education10%
Not special education22%
Limited English proficient (LEP)7%
Proficient in English23%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant20%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted20%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students6%
Female5%
Male7%
Black or African American4%
Asiann/a
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Special education0%
Not special education7%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English7%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant6%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted6%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students35%
Female35%
Male35%
Black or African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Special education0%
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant36%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted36%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students13%
Female19%
Male5%
Black or African American7%
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Special education0%
Not special education15%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English15%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant14%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted14%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students51%
Female53%
Male50%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Special education0%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted51%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students19%
Female11%
Male29%
Black or African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Special education0%
Not special education22%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English21%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant19%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted19%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students22%
Female18%
Male27%
Black or African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Special education0%
Not special education26%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English23%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant22%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted22%
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 66% 50%
Black 31% 13%
White 2% 31%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • James Troutman
Fax number
  • (713) 944-6736

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