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Isaacs Elementary School

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Posted January 14, 2014

My child doesn't attend this school any more. He's get back on track thank to his other school. This school is below rating. Please remove my email address from this school.
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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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

44 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
72%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
98%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students77%
Female85%
Male74%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students77%
Female69%
Male81%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
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 Students59%
Female59%
Male60%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant60%
Gifted/talented93%

Math

All Students72%
Female71%
Male73%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant71%
Gifted/talented93%

Writing

All Students88%
Female94%
Male80%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
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 Students73%
Female77%
Male70%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education60%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students86%
Female92%
Male80%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education67%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students68%
Female65%
Male71%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
44%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
49%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
35%
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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
37%
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 Students53%
Female55%
Male50%
Black or African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
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
Not migrant54%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted51%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students29%
Female30%
Male28%
Black or African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education28%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant30%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted29%
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 Students36%
Female21%
Male44%
Black or African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education36%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English36%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant36%
Gifted/talented83%
Not Gifted23%
Bilingual47%

Math

All Students46%
Female41%
Male49%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant46%
Gifted/talented83%
Not Gifted36%
Bilingual56%

Writing

All Students24%
Female26%
Male23%
Black or African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education25%
Limited English proficient (LEP)10%
Proficient in English24%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant24%
Gifted/talented27%
Not Gifted23%
Bilingual11%
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 Students54%
Female59%
Male50%
Black or African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special educationn/a
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)27%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant54%
Gifted/talented93%
Not Gifted41%
Bilingual29%

Math

All Students39%
Female44%
Male35%
Black or African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special educationn/a
Not special education38%
Limited English proficient (LEP)27%
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant39%
Gifted/talented87%
Not Gifted24%
Bilingual29%

Science

All Students42%
Female54%
Male32%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant43%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted25%
Bilingual31%
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 "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
Hispanic 59% 52%
Black 40% 13%
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%
White N/A 29%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 37%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 27%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • ROSEMARIE CUMINGS
Fax number
  • (713) 671-4122

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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