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O'donnell Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 1265 students

 

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Posted December 27, 2013

Also, O'Donnell has a football team, cheerleading and track which is not listed on this site. The coaches are great!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2013

Provides a great learning atomsphere. The teachers provide good feedback to the parents. I have had two children in this school and proud of the Alief school District for maintaining the high academic standards for their schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2011

My son went to O'Donnell and he is doing good. He improved acedemicly and he was motivated to increase his knowledge. I think this was a great opportunity for my son.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2010

i moved from here to Katyisd to give my kids a way better education..the district have went down i really not blaming the teachers but the parents don't be involved with there kids education so the district have went down really bad.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2009

Things have turned aroudn at ODonnell. The new principal has brought leadership and energy to the campus. Extracurricualrs and academics are on the rise! Look for exemplary in this school's future.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 7, 2009

This school is the worse school ever!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 28, 2005

Due to hurricane katrina my family was displaced. Thanks to o'donnell middle school for opening up their door to my son, it has been one of the best experiences he has encounter, he's a 7th grade from new orleans who was struggling with keeping up in the beginning but now have it all packed down. The teacher and staff there are wonderful, kind and very welcoming, that's why I'm taking my time to say 'thanks a million.' My son is doing great and I want you all to know we're not going anywhere! Again thank you all very much.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2005

A grat school, but I think you should give the students more free dress day. For my opinion,Is better if you led the students wear under shirts that are school color wich are blue red and white. Thank You
—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 86% in 2011.

590 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

588 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

578 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

579 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

587 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

564 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
72%
Social Studies

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

561 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students83%
Female86%
Male81%
Black or African American80%
Asian90%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education54%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students80%
Female78%
Male81%
Black or African American73%
Asian88%
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education58%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students93%
Female97%
Male89%
Black or African American93%
Asian92%
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education75%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
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%
Female91%
Male89%
Black or African American90%
Asian88%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education75%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female86%
Male82%
Black or African American77%
Asian90%
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education63%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students76%
Female73%
Male78%
Black or African American71%
Asian86%
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education43%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
Black or African American91%
Asian96%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education78%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
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.

613 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

559 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

612 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

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 84% in 2013.

550 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

415 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

498 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
73%
Social Studies

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

496 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
60%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

11 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 Students74%
Female76%
Male71%
Black or African American76%
Asian59%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education53%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
Black or African American62%
Asian94%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education38%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students63%
Female71%
Male55%
Black or African American64%
Asian56%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education18%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)26%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted61%
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 Students78%
Female81%
Male75%
Black or African American83%
Asian51%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special education50%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)24%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students83%
Female84%
Male82%
Black or African American81%
Asian79%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education88%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students79%
Female77%
Male80%
Black or African American76%
Asian78%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education85%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students56%
Female58%
Male54%
Black or African American53%
Asian76%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education23%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)15%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted54%
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 Students99%
Female98%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted98%
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 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

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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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

English I Reading

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
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Not special educationn/a
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Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
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Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

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Malen/a
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Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

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Malen/a
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Whiten/a
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English III Writing

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Malen/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Geometry

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
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Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Physics

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Not special educationn/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

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World Geography

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Bilingualn/a

World History

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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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
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 Acceptable".
  • 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 40% 13%
Hispanic 40% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 15% 4%
White 4% 29%
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) 21%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Nurse(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • JANIE SAXTON
Fax number
  • (281) 568-5029

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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14041 Alief Clodine Road
Houston, TX 77082
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Phone: (281) 495-6000

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