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John W And Margie Stipes Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 761 students

 

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Posted January 9, 2014

Stipes was not only a Blue Ribbon school - it won top honors - the Light House Award.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 14, 2010

My 2 girls have went to this school since Kinder and I have to say it is amazing. The teachers and staff go above and beyond to help with our children and any of there needs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2009

We are so happy to be part of this school.Friendly atmosphere.Heartfelt thanks for principal and all teachers for the excellent work.Jagan
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2009

Excellent environment for education with all the latest facilities combined with best teachers makes it wonderful school in the state
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 12, 2009

Execllent school.friendly,approchable and dedicated teachers.They treat all students with respect and creat a very postive learning enviroment for all children of all abilities.His teacher is great. christy & smitha
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2008

Standard of education is top compared to other highly rated schools. Curriculum and home works are so good that it is minimum and child can do it independently.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2008

Well, we are finishing up our 2nd year here at Stipes. It goes by so fast. But, we have had a wonderful 2nd year. Although we are very sad to have to say good-bye to our wonderful principal, Marty French. She is moving out of state. She will be missed terribly. But we wish her all the luck & happiness in her new home. Everyone have a safe & fun summer!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2008

Great school with exceptional teachers and curriculum. My child has been learning at an exceptional rate and I receive items to assist her at home. Contact between myself and her teacher is great and we love it! Eric, Erica and Elexia Hall
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2007

Wonderful school with wonderful, professional, educated teachers and staff.
—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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

112 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 85% in 2011.

73 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

74 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
98%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

72 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 82% in 2011.

93 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

95 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

95 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)92%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black or African American91%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)98%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students85%
Female92%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students91%
Female87%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students97%
Female100%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)96%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%
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%
Female96%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students98%
Female98%
Male98%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education80%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)95%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students96%
Female94%
Male98%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education86%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talented96%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
75%
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.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
77%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Female88%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian86%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education80%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented97%
Not Gifted75%
Bilingual84%

Math

All Students73%
Female78%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian86%
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education33%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented97%
Not Gifted62%
Bilingual92%
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 Students71%
Female67%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian88%
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant71%
Gifted/talented90%
Not Gifted61%
Bilingual58%

Math

All Students68%
Female70%
Male65%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education40%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talented87%
Not Gifted58%
Bilingual60%

Writing

All Students63%
Female66%
Male61%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian88%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talented87%
Not Gifted51%
Bilingual55%
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 Students75%
Female75%
Male75%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted66%
Bilingual55%

Math

All Students70%
Female74%
Male66%
Black or African American67%
Asian94%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted60%
Bilingual55%

Science

All Students67%
Female65%
Male68%
Black or African American63%
Asian88%
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)52%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
Gifted/talented91%
Not Gifted58%
Bilingual55%
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 "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 60% 52%
White 19% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 12% 4%
Black 6% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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) 42%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • JACKIE GORENA
Fax number
  • (972) 986-4598

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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