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Bowie Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 982 students

 

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Posted June 24, 2014

I've been a teacher for 10 years in three districts. I've worked in Irving for the past 8 years on another campus. This past year I joined the Bowie campus as a science teacher. I've been thrilled to see the dedication each person on campus displays to the students. Some of the staff have been involved with this campus for 20, 25, even 30 years!!! Our students are learning more than how to bubble a test score sheet (even though we are one of the top rated schools in Irving!) We have wonderful leadership, collaboration among teachers, and tremendous support staff.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 12, 2013

I highly recommend this school, I strongly believe the teachers here care about their students and education, my daughter's wouldn't trade this school for another they love it here and as a parent it make s me feel good to know they are happy , this lets me know all is okay here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 12, 2013

My son has made plenty friends here at Bowie, he use to attend Dezavala which was a bad experience for him, glad this school has welcomed him with good friends, teachers here have helped him improve his grades up , proud to know they care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2009

Safe and peaceful learning faculity. I enjoyed my three years at Bowie Middle School.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 31, 2009

Though there are some teachers there that are great, this school is not one that I would recommend. Most of the students are out of control, and the rules are beyond strict as a result. If you have any other options, I recommend you check them out.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 4, 2009

my daughter commened on TAKS from the awsome teachers here
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2008

The adminstration of this school is very unorganized. They do not return phone calls, respond to emails, nor do they notify parents of incidents that occur at the school. It is very difficult to monitor your childs progress. When there is an issue at the school it is almost as difficult to tell if the school is telling the entire story, or if they are just going by what they heard. I was very dissappointed in the administration at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2007

I believe this school has got some great kids that need to be pushed a little harder.Overall it is a good school with some of the greatest teachers
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2005

Although this school has a high percent of at-risk children, it performs well. Teachers are dedicated and their seems to be a very good feel to the school upon entering the halls. There is evidence of high expectatons of students. the school is very supportive of the fine arts and provides a good balance to academics and the arts. The school is very proud of the musical. art and thatrical abilities it has built over the years.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted May 10, 2005

My son is new to Bowie Middle school starting in 7th grade. I am pleased with the assistance that I received from the 7th grade counselor. She has been a great help in making the change easier. I am a little disapointed in the email response times from a few of the teachers, but I realize they are very busy. All in all I am pleased with the change to Bowie and I appreciate all the staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2005

My daughter is finishing up her 8th grade year and has spent her entire middle school years at Bowie. I always found the teachers and staff there professional and willing to go the extra mile to help a child who wanted to do better. When she left 5th grade a few years ago her grades were not good in fact barely passable and after her first year at Bowie she has been an A/B student ever since. She has been accepted to the Academy and we couldnt be more proud of her. While at Bowie she participated in sports, choir, music and cheerleading and we had the opportunity to interact with several coaches who all were wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2005

I have had 3 children go thru BMS. My last leaving this year. The teachers work hard to bring out the best in the children. Most seem genuinly concerned with the kids needs.The Principle is a great guy, that trys to get to know each child and parent.My daughter has much respect and love for the majority of her teachers. They have made her feel as if they really care,and have a special place in her heart.
—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.

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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 84% in 2011.

312 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

313 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
78%
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 86% in 2011.

324 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

327 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

321 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

314 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

314 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

314 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

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

314 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

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 Students78%
Female82%
Male74%
Black or African American73%
Asian80%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education37%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented96%

Math

All Students78%
Female76%
Male80%
Black or African American50%
Asian80%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education35%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
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

All Students69%
Female70%
Male69%
Black or African American46%
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education35%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%
Gifted/talented95%

Math

All Students68%
Female68%
Male68%
Black or African American46%
Asian100%
Hispanic68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education30%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talented95%

Writing

All Students89%
Female95%
Male83%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education69%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented97%
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 Students88%
Female94%
Male83%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education73%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students78%
Female83%
Male74%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education55%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students68%
Female69%
Male67%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education69%
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talented97%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female95%
Male94%
Black or African American97%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education92%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English96%
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

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

288 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

297 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

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 77% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
47%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

273 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
65%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

304 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

269 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

295 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
42%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
99%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
86%
English I Writing

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%
English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Female49%
Male49%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native67%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special education0%
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant49%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students55%
Female52%
Male57%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native50%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education14%
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant55%
Gifted/talented96%
Not Gifted51%
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 Students70%
Female70%
Male71%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native71%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education38%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Gifted/talented85%
Not Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female72%
Male65%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education27%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students70%
Female76%
Male65%
Black or African American70%
Asian83%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native88%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education33%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Gifted/talented90%
Not Gifted67%
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 Students77%
Female79%
Male75%
Black or African American87%
Asian75%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education16%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talented95%
Not Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students75%
Female76%
Male74%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education21%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)66%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented88%
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students60%
Female57%
Male64%
Black or African American55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education5%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)51%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant60%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students48%
Female42%
Male55%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special education10%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant48%
Gifted/talented93%
Not Gifted42%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented94%
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students85%
Female83%
Male88%
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Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented88%
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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Migrantn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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English III Reading

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Migrantn/a
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English III Writing

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Femalen/a
Malen/a
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Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 84% 52%
White 7% 29%
Black 6% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 29%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 11%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Librarian/media specialist(s)
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

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

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • School psychologist
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • JESSICA ROSE
Fax number
  • (972) 721-3044

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
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600 East 6th Street
Irving, TX 75060
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