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Raymond Academy

Public | K-4 | 1060 students

 

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Posted April 15, 2011

Education's best kept secret! Staff is extremely nice and professional and put the students first at al cost! This is Aldine's best campus yet!
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Posted January 27, 2006

Excellent school with quality academic programs.
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Posted December 15, 2004

This is a great school. The students are amazing and are really learning. The First graders are performing at a second grade level, it is wonderful. The best school around.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

197 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

199 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

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.

158 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

158 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

158 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
99%
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 Students90%
Female97%
Male85%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education29%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students95%
Female97%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education71%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
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 Students89%
Female83%
Male92%
Black or African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education56%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students97%
Female97%
Male97%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education89%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)98%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students96%
Female92%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education78%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English94%
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

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

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
81%
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.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
77%
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 Students82%
Female84%
Male80%
Black or African American95%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education38%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted81%
Bilingual83%

Math

All Students73%
Female71%
Male74%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education22%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted71%
Bilingual90%
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 Students78%
Female80%
Male76%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted75%
Bilingual83%

Math

All Students82%
Female84%
Male79%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingual96%

Writing

All Students82%
Female90%
Male75%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted80%
Bilingual88%
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 "Exemplary".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

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
Hispanic 88% 52%
Black 6% 13%
White 4% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 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) 54%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 7%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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  • JESSICA SCOTT
Fax number
  • (281) 985-6555

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1605 Connorvale Road
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