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Spring Shadow Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 814 students

 

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Posted October 8, 2013

Our school is great! We are students of economically disadvantage, making us a Title 1 school. We have diverse students with diverse needs. Our population is about 675 students. We provide a quality education to our students ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade. Our school is truly committed to excellence. We are a group of experienced, enthusiastic teachers who deeply care for the education and well-being of each student. Our students come to school everyday ready to learn!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 8, 2013

This is a sweet school. It is a school with dedicated teachers and eager students. This school does not have a PTA so the teachers are very involved in every aspect of the school. This school would benefit from partnerships with companies interested in STEM.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 2, 2007

This school isn't really much of a great school but it's ok. They don't really give a lot of homework and it isn't stressing. My daughter attended there when she was 1st-5th grade. She like the teachers and some kids there but some of them ended up being in fights. There are some strict teachers there but not that much. I kind of recommend this school but I've seen better.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

104 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
68%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

102 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

104 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

104 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
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 Students60%
Female73%
Male48%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students58%
Female61%
Male55%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
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 Students55%
Female57%
Male54%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students67%
Female62%
Male71%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students71%
Female68%
Male73%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
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 Students83%
Female83%
Male83%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education60%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female82%
Male87%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students83%
Female79%
Male87%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education80%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
54%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
47%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

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 77% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
70%
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 Students57%
Female58%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students53%
Female52%
Male54%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingual54%
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 Students49%
Female54%
Male45%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
Not special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted49%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students47%
Female46%
Male48%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Special educationn/a
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English47%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant47%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingual44%

Writing

All Students50%
Female57%
Male43%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Special educationn/a
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted50%
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 Students55%
Female53%
Male57%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingual48%

Math

All Students64%
Female67%
Male60%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingual57%

Science

All Students64%
Female63%
Male65%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingual64%
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 "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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 75% 52%
Black 8% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 0%
White 7% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 58%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

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School Leader's name
  • JERONA WILLIAMS
Fax number
  • (713) 251-7115

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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9725 Kempwood Drive
Houston, TX 77080
Phone: (713) 251-7110

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