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Harvard Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 710 students

 

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
Based on 4 ratings

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Posted March 31, 2014

I'm a fifth grade student and LOVE this school. They have kind teachers who help you with anything needed and have many after school programs that you can attend for fun!! This school is an IB school with students who care and get good grades. If help is ever needed you can talk to the teacher about it and he/ she will handle it. If your child ever deals with bullying the teacher and principal will handle it giving the bully a punishment. The principal here is always on top of his game making sure everything is in order. This school is amazing!!!!! All of the teachers here are highly educated and so are we (the students) we have many projects, but they are always fun and the teachers give you a reasonable amount of time to do them. We don't get too much homework and go over everything in class. Everything is very organized as well. We have a tech lad, a P.E room, a music room, a library,an art room, a math room,and a science room. We are always learning new things and get help if we don't understand. I highly recommend this school for all those parents out there. You won't regret it !!!!!


Posted February 23, 2014

Great school-- very caring, wonderful teachers, both grade level and auxiliary. Would recommend to anyone looking for a first rate elementary school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2013

Harvard Elementary is a gem of a school! The teachers are all very caring, progressive thinkers, who are encouraged by Mr. Beringer, the schools Principal, to seek out and learn new innovative and technological ways to teach in the classroom and keep the students engaged. A well rounded internationally broad educational experience is foremost at this little school. Thank you for a wonderful experience watching my child grow and learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2013

Mr. Beringer, Harvard Elementary's school Principal, runs a tight ship at this school, which is why it has succeeded in its effort to become an IB World School, with major improvements in test scores over the past five years. Our child enjoys learning and is eager to come to school with children who are just as enthusiastic about learning. I would encourage all parents who work or have worked internationally to give your child an IB World School Harvard Elementary education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 10, 2013

Harvard is a wonderful IB school with great teachers, friendly staff and an amazing principal! Our daughter had an awesome Kindergarten there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2013

Harvard Elementary has been such a great school over the years, that I applied to have my children attend there, and drive eight miles through heavy traffic every morning to get them there on time. As for parents complaining, I would state that most of those parents want teachers and the school to raise their children do to a busy lifestyle. Harvard teaches children to be independent, handle conflict, and be productive citizens. My child was very-well prepared for middle school GT.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2013

My son was being bullied his teacher told teachers did not get involved. Kids had to learn conflict resolution My son started coming home more withdrawn, physically hurt without any action from his teacher. Other parents who had similar issues told me they advised their children to physically defend themselves. Inventor/science fairs are poorly structured, left unclear to both student & parent making them difficult to navigate. I doubt the material is taught to students&often leaves the parents w/the bulk of work & little understanding as to what is expected. When attempts are made to discuss with teachers they seem equally clueless & pass blame to the teacher responsible for that project. I rarely receive graded work only report cards/progress reports. This makes it difficult to know what to work on with my child. This leaves me the expense of tutoring & the hope that my child is learning from his tutor. This school teaches to the center of the class. Doesnt help the struggling kids & keeps gifted students from reaching their potential teachers dont work as a unit with parents for students The themes & IB attitudes are great in theory but not applied/practiced.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 24, 2012

Very disappointing experience with Kinder teacher. Such a shame since our first year exceeded our expectations.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2012

About poorly thought out discipline, I disagree. Education starts at home and we shouldn't blame teachers for children's misbehavior. Dig in deeper, maybe there is an issue at home the child is trying to deal with or possibly bulling at home/school, or even stress, but don't blame somebody else when you are not an involved parent with the teachers or concerned staff members. Speaking for Hispanics, we tend to feel more welcomed when there's more talking, but other cultures are different and in the U.S. we all have to learn to play by the rules ---respect and appreciate the dynamics in diversity. IB attitudes should teach all of us something to apply. Teaching is not an easy job. That's why a lot has to do with passion!!!!We should support our teachers and not look at them as daily babysitters. Education is suffering enough and if it wasn't for Principal Beringer 's great leadership, the teachers' extra kids in class, PTA members trying to get extra funds, and parental involvement, our children wouldn't have such 7 out of 10 score. I fully support the Harvard staff and wish them a successful year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2012

Poorly thought out discipline, and a emphasis on test scores has left Harvard ripe with frustrated teachers. The leadership is lacking understanding of basic child development and current research on appropriate discipline approaches. We have been very disappointed in our child's educational experiences on quite a few occasions, and have seen many good families leave the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2012

Harvard is a wonderful school. Not only is it a Magnet School for Technology, Science, Math, and Engineering, but it is also an IB school. I want my child to be a world learner/thinker. The parent involvement is getting better every year. The principal works hard to make this school top notch. Your lucky if your child gets a slot in this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2012

Harvard is an award winning school that fosters leadership skills and inquiry based learning. The teachers are kind and extremely knowledgeable of their grade level and beyond. I appreciate the IB curriculum Harvard offers...I know that when my child graduates from there she'll be a world learner read for the 21st century.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2012

I love the "sharing the planet" theme Harvard embraces with it's entire staff and students. Everyone that works or attends the school is so "Earth cautious" it makes its' way into the homes of each student. My son is always coming up with new ideas to save a particular animal or how we as a family can better the planet. Great school all around.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2012

Everyone should have an opportunity to defend their school, however I am a parent that spoke truthfully about my experience with this school. There should not be any question of a parents integrity if they are merely asking for an enrollment application to fill out at home. After all, when you turn in the paperwork you must turn in all the valid documentation to prove your residency. It almost appears that arrogant and rude behavior is justified and defended and you are already guilty of being dishonest when you walk in the door. The principals comment about assuming my attendance was a talent show is also incorrect, it was Science Night, and everyone is encouraged to attend this function. In close, the school is a 7, not a 10. The list of 130+ is because of the neighborhood and area and the kids that attend the school. In close, when you deal with public in any capacity it is always better to be friendly, courteous, and exercise good customer service.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2012

very very very very very very very very bad school .This school kicked a kid out only because a parent did not like the kid because he would talk to the parents daughter.so the parent did anything to take this poor kid out of this cool . finally when this kid was removed from this school he was taken to another school. this parent was actually this kids aunt .Can you believe that. I am angry at this school for believing what this kids aunt said when she told them he was an unpleasant kid to have at that school.


Posted April 8, 2012

The school often encounters prospective parents that are not truthful about their residency, especially in the spring when magnet applications have been accepted and individuals do not like being told they are #130+ on the wait list. This can be perceived as rude and arrogant behavior when in fact, the prospective parent is at fault by not following established policies. Families that are truly zoned to the school are always given an opportunity to enroll with proper documentation. Teachers at Harvard are able to implement the curriculum under specific guidelines established by the school district and the state. To say that creativity is not possible is absurd. It is embraced. Our facilities are certainly not adequate and this person was obviously not happy with an overcrowded talent show that was originally for the children only, not parents. Next year the talent show will return to its roots and be held as an assembly for the student body only. The school district embraces choice and invites parents to choose a schools based on their child's needs. Harvard offers a challenging and quality education to all children. Kevin Beringer, Principal
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 13, 2011

I agree so far a few weeks of school and I too have encountered a few rude staff members especially in the registrars office definantly on a power trip. I felt very disrespected by one particular employee. Makes me not want to go in there ever again.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2011

The front office staff at Harvard is kind and very helpful. We get many, many compliments throughout the year for friendliness and compassion. While nothing is perfect, the school does its best in all situations. I encourage this person to contact me if they have a specific concern so it can be addressed. We practice integrity at Harvard....I am honest and do the right thing. Visitors are encoraged to visit the school and see all the wonderful things that are going on. Kevin Beringer, Principal
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 7, 2011

This school may look nice from the outside, but do not be fooled!! The front office has very rude employees that need to be retrained on customer service!! They often get children confused with other children especially when it is an emergency. When the school says they will help out with children they fail to keep there end of the agreement!!


Posted January 20, 2011

I attended this school my pre k through 5th grade year, and i am very glad i did! I'm a 18 year old senior about to graduate and sitting here makes me think about all the great opportunities I had at Harvard and wouldn't be the student i am today if it wasn't for this school! The day I walk on stage to get my diploma will be the day i remember being that 4 year old kid walking through the doors of Harvard Elementary and expecting the unexpected! THANK YOU HARVARD FOR IF IT WASN'T FOR YOU I WOULDN'T BE THE PERSON I AM TODAY!


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.

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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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

86 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

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

All Students98%
Female98%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students97%
Female98%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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 Students92%
Female93%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education83%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students95%
Female93%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education67%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-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 Students95%
Female95%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education100%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students91%
Female89%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education100%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students88%
Female89%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education67%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
86%
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.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
79%
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 Students89%
Female85%
Male93%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female80%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted63%
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 Students88%
Female90%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education43%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female75%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education43%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students86%
Female85%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education57%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted81%
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 Students93%
Female94%
Male91%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingual90%

Math

All Students92%
Female92%
Male91%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingual90%

Science

All Students78%
Female75%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingual40%
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 59% 50%
White 31% 31%
Asian 3% 3%
Black 3% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Kevin Beringer
Fax number
  • (713) 867-5215

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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810 Harvard St
Houston, TX 77007
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Phone: (713) 867-5210

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