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Posted September 16, 2009

Keyes is a wonderful school. It has helped many students, their families and the community look at education as away to live a better life. We are here for a better future and it starts with the children.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

126 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

111 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

115 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

115 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

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 Students83%
Female81%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education60%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
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 Students80%
Female80%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented95%

Math

All Students89%
Female90%
Male88%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education38%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students89%
Female89%
Male88%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)84%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented95%
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 Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)81%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students94%
Female92%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students77%
Female75%
Male80%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

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 72% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
45%
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.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

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

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Female87%
Male59%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education20%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students56%
Female56%
Male57%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special education33%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted50%
Bilingual58%
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 Students72%
Female70%
Male74%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingual88%

Math

All Students46%
Female39%
Male52%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talented81%
Non-Gifted41%
Bilingual48%

Writing

All Students66%
Female66%
Male66%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingual78%
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%
Female65%
Male40%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education0%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted45%
Bilingual49%

Math

All Students62%
Female65%
Male58%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education0%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingual61%

Science

All Students45%
Female41%
Male50%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education0%
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%
Gifted/talented69%
Non-Gifted39%
Bilingual34%
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 "Recognized".

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

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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 90% 50%
White 4% 31%
Black 3% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School Leader's name
  • Katiuska Herrador
Fax number
  • (972) 721-3405

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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