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Varnett Charter School

Charter | PK-5 | 851 students

 

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2014:
Based on 8 ratings
2013:
Based on 6 ratings
2012:
Based on 3 ratings
2011:
Based on 4 ratings

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Posted March 12, 2014

Don't send your child to this school. The clerk Ms.Bradley is in charge and she is very rude and disrespectful.This school is all about money.They are not concerned about the students. The Superintendent/owner/principal/school board .....yes I said school board amazing for her to be all these things right this should be illegal. Ms.Cluff is very rude as well.I had concerns regarding my child and they refuse to hear me out.I would not reccomend this school to anyone your child will be behind accedemically.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2014

My grandson has experiences great success at the Varnett Southwest Campus. He has been attending Varnett for three years and I have confidence in the quality of education he is receiving. He has scored at or above on all areas on all standardized test taken. There is an adequate child/staff ratio. The staff are caring professionals. Varnett as well as all schools could benefit from additional parental support. They utilize excellent educations programs. The campus is very secured and safe.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2014

This is my child first year and I hate this school. My child has had 3 teachers since Aug. The one teacher that has been there through the changes is great. She teaches them sign language and make them feel important.I hope she stays because if my baby get one more teacher I'm going to go off.My child come home everyday and tell me how nice and exciting Mrs.Laverne is so the fact that she is with my baby makes me feel comfortable. She tells me about the good not just the bad my child does and she takes time to talk and answer your questions and if she is not sure just makes effort to find out for you and contact you back. But the principal/director Ms.Cluff is rude and stays on the phone talking loud. The management is poor and they are always asking for money for anything and if they have dress out of uniform day they charge the kids $3.00 to $5.00 every time they do it. And if you forget to pay or your child loses the money on the bus they are calling you over and over even if you at work. Its all about the money with them. Don't send your kids here it's so unorganized.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2014

It is so funny that most of the good reports are from teahers... THIS IS NOT THE SCHOOL ANY KID SHOULD ATTEND IF A STABLE ENVIRONMENT IS WHAT YOUR LOOKING FOR 3 Teaches from August to Nvember!! Money is the #1 objective at this School . PLEASE PLACE YOUR CHILDS NAME ON EVERYTHING THEY OWN. my brought all of his materials and yes he did loose his folder once but 3 was required why was I informed to purchase another. I Marched right up to that school and had them find my son another folder I was not about to purchase another I dont care and dont know if anything else was passed from class to class. BUT IT IS UNFAIR FOR SOMEONE TO PAY FOR EVERYTHING NEEDED AND EXPECTED TO PURCHASE MORE MATERIALS
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2014

In my experience as a parent, I was very impressed with my children s teacher. My children were able to have the same teacher for Pre-K and Kindergarten. With this one teacher, my children were able to excel greatly. My kids were able to speak and write clearly and their comprehension was very good. I was very impressed when my children were able to tell their Daddy and me, I m able to do my homework by myself. I check their homework and for the most part everything is right.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2014

My daughter and son attended Varnett East Campus. My daughter developed her love for learning, and she also learned to read. She still loves to read to this day. My son also learned to read. He matured tremendously and his temper tantrums went away. The teachers really care about the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2014

My two sons attended the SW campus during 2008 - 2013The oldest began in the 3rd grade and the youngest in the 1st grade, I must agree with parents that the teachers are NOT reliable. My 3rd grader had 3 teachers in less than 6 weeks. This was very disturbing for the students and parents. Not the best impression. Little did I know that this was very typical, especially after the winter break. Academically speaking I was pleased with the schools curriculum and high standards. They work very hard with the students. Uniforms are very overpriced but it differs them from other schools.Spring trips are pricy but very educational and fun. Transportation after school is convenient. Overall the school has its flaws but they get there job done. That's what really matters. At least for me.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2014

This is the worst school hands down! The people are very ghetto, and the entire school is in organized. Look up the superintendents name Annette Cluff, and you will see she is under investigation. This is sad sad place. My kids still go here unfortunately, but next school year they will not. Some people are nice e.g the nurse, but everyone else is super ratchet! My son has had 3 teachers since August 2013, bc the teachers keep leaving. Ms. Cluff waltz her white head azz around there like she God. Her attitude is do stank. You can tell she feels she is better than the average person. Long story short do your research on this school please.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2013

Research before enrolling your child or before applying for a job at this school. The turnover rate is high due to professionalism and the kids end up getting the short end of the stick.


Posted October 21, 2013

This is my childs first year attending this school i did my research and reviews on it however i decided to give it a chance. My child has three different teachers the first 9 weeks of school until she finally got a teacher who they decided to teach her class. The staff are very nice and friendly except for the lady who works in the front at the desk she always has a mean look and a very horrible attitude. My child has learned alot more since she has started this year. The school overall is not as bad as i have read some reviews but there are a few things that they could change. The uniforms were a bit expensive as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2013

If you are thinking of working for this school, think twice! Teachers are treated like prisoners and constantly bullied. Trainings are unorganized. The campus is considered a "closed campus" meaning teachers cannot leave campus to get lunch or do whatever you want. While you eat lunch in the cafeteria, teachers are constantly under surveillance. Teachers are also threatened constantly with being written up and fired by the superintendent's unprofessional daughter. Teachers are forced to listen to her personal life stories which have nothing to do with the job. Teachers quit weekly.


Posted June 20, 2013

As a former parent of Varnett, I am very satisfied with the type of academic discipline that Varnett has instilled into my children. The staff as a whole is very passionate, nurturing, and extremely dedicated to the success of all students. They provide a clean and safe learning environment that should be applauded. They also provide travel opportunities and well balanced nutritional meals for their students. Their academic program is designed for all learners, not just a select few. Kudos to Varnett!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2013

I have taught at Varnett for 6 yrs and my experience here has been enjoyable. During my time here, the administration has always ensured that teachers receive the proper training needed to enhance the students' academic performance. The administration as well as the Superintendant have always put the students needs first.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 18, 2013

I have been working here for 10 years and the school really cares about the students and education.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 6, 2012

Varnett is a school system that deeply cares about its students and employs teachers who put the students first. In 2010, Varnett's East Campus was named by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for its high student achievement. It was the only state charter school in Texas to be so recognized. Last year, the entire district was among only 28 percent of school districts in Texas to meet the No Child Left Behind requirements. The campus directors, teachers and staff are friendly, enthusiastic and hard workers. Parents believe in the school and are active participants in their children's activities.


Posted August 26, 2012

My sister and I both have a total of six children going to Varnett this year... After looking at the below reviews it looks as if there are more bad then good!!!!! I pray this will turn out for the best. I have bought 5 sets of uniforms X three kids but I pull them out faster then you can say VARNETT CHARTER SCHOOL... I'm looking to send my kids to better themselves... The sad part is most of the poor comments were concerning the staff... TEACHERS... THIS IS NOT GOOD... ALMOST TIME TO HOME SCHOOL MY TEAM!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2012

My child is in Pre-K 4 at Varnett. Communication levels are poor . This is the worst school every when it comes to skills. I have never experience such a low class of employees in my life. The classrooms are overcrowded with little organization. The teachers are overwhelmed.....My kid will not be attending Varnett next year.....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 31, 2011

My son has gone to Varnett for 2 1/2 years and most of the time has been a horrible experience. He has been left at school because the teacher did not have him in the right area, there are too many children in a class room and the teachers are unskilled and have no manners. My son cried and did not want to go to school because his teacher YELLED at him daily and I witnessed this on the school monitor with the principal. Her response was she would look in to the situation, things got better and then right back to before. I was told he could not change teachers and told the principal after the semester my son would be withdrawn, she took it upon her self to withdraw him and the last day of school for the semester he was not allowed to go. This school is HORRIBLE and I would not recommend it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 30, 2011

My child's teacher sent homework home and spelled President Obama's name "OBAHMAH".... need I say more! If you can't spell or know how to form a sentence correctly, then you definitely should not be teaching children ANYTHING!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2011

2. I bring your attention to "point" number five in the review. PLEASE tell me that this "teacher" knows the difference between "their" and "they're." And more importantly, someone please tell me that he/she is teaching a subject OTHER than grammar! Well, if nothing else, I think I've accidentally stumbled upon one of the potential problems with charter schools. Not all of them, mind you; just the bad ones, which unfortunately appear to be the majority of them. (Cont'd)


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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

80 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
97%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
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 82% in 2011.

68 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

68 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

68 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students72%
Female73%
Male71%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students53%
Female55%
Male50%
Black or African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant53%
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 Students64%
Female68%
Male60%
Black or African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students75%
Female81%
Male70%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students90%
Female94%
Male87%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

All Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
Black or African American84%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female73%
Male81%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students60%
Female59%
Male63%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
53%
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 72% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
51%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
64%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
52%
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 Students76%
Female83%
Male71%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students53%
Female55%
Male53%
Black or African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
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 Students77%
Female74%
Male80%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students61%
Female60%
Male62%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students77%
Female70%
Male84%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted76%
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 Students83%
Female83%
Male83%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female66%
Male71%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students90%
Female87%
Male95%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted89%
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

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Unacceptable".
  • 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 76% 13%
Hispanic 23% 52%
White 1% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 18%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 14%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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  • KELVIN WILLIAMSON
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  • (713) 723-5853

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Po Box 1457
Houston, TX 77251
Phone: (713) 723-4699

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