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Austin Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 950 students

 

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Posted November 20, 2012

I have been looking at the past reviews and they're out of date. As of the 2012-2013 school year this is where my wonderful school stands. Our new princepal ms miller has made a huge difference. She is absolutely wonderful on how she interacts with students and i wish she could have came earlier. Our vice princepal ms garrison is great also she in my eyes as a students keeps everyone im check. You do not want to be on her bad side. And ms. Frosie is absolutely wonderful. Shell listen and understandsbstudents which i really apreciate. Our fine arts are awesome. Our choir is always doing something new and cool. Our band had 26 people auditonbfor region and 10 madenit doubling from last and the most in 18 years.!! I love this school because it truly gives you oppurtunities to slearn and have fun. But there are always those students that have to ruin everything which i really hate. I love the teachers and the counselours are amazing. If your parent wanting to come to austin i hope this persuades you. Your child will for sure have oppurtunities to flourish and theres no bullying that i know of maybe some cliques but your child will find one of his own.


Posted October 26, 2011

This school is excited because have a wonderful teachers... The teacher 's son Ms. Payne is fantastic and integral... Remember teachers sucessfull students precious.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

Why do I love this school? Well, quite honestly this school is more than a school. This is an extended family to both our students and faculty. We as a school go out of our way to see the success of our students, not only academically, but athletically and emotionally as well. We care about our kids and our school. Basically if our kids are successful it shows that our teachers are successful as teachers. It's a great school which is why my daughter will be attending this school next year.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 8, 2004

We love austin!! i transferred my son from iisd to universal academy and was back asap. If you are thinking of going to universal academy - do your homework, all that's glitter isn't gold. It took one year for my husband and i to realize this was an error that needed to be corrected and quickly. It's good when you say you want parent involvement and mean it!! the teachers will email me with updates, questions, or any information i need to know about my child. Any time i go to the school, even the principal, teachers and her staff knows me, listens to me, even if they don't agree, my voice counts. Anyone can tell me anything i need to know about my son's work at school. I may sound minor but it means a lot to a parent. Love it!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2003

I love a school that says they want parent involvment and really mean it. I am kept in my child's education every day. Thanks!
—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 84% in 2011.

286 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

286 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

273 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

272 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

275 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

306 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

306 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

306 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
73%
Social Studies

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

305 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

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

All Students79%
Female79%
Male78%
Black or African American69%
Asian91%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education22%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)62%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students70%
Female69%
Male71%
Black or African American43%
Asian91%
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education22%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented98%
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 Students78%
Female78%
Male78%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education37%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students75%
Female74%
Male76%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education17%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)65%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students91%
Female94%
Male88%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education71%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
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 Students93%
Female92%
Male93%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education65%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students81%
Female78%
Male84%
Black or African American80%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education24%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students67%
Female61%
Male74%
Black or African American60%
Asian100%
Hispanic66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education18%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)44%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented94%

Social Studies

All Students91%
Female91%
Male91%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education76%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
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.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

268 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
35%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

312 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
38%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

311 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
63%
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.

294 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

247 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
53%
Social Studies

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

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

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

Algebra I

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

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
90%
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.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
96%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
85%
English I Writing

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

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
92%
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.

17 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 Students43%
Female43%
Male44%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education8%
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)32%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted42%
Bilingual44%

Math

All Students61%
Female66%
Male54%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education15%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented87%
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingual62%
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 Students53%
Female54%
Male53%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education0%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)32%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talented84%
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingual36%

Math

All Students26%
Female25%
Male27%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Special education0%
Not special education28%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant25%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted26%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students57%
Female65%
Male49%
Black or African American67%
Asian80%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White20%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education22%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Gifted/talented94%
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 Students73%
Female79%
Male68%
Black or African American53%
Asian100%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education7%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students62%
Female57%
Male67%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education33%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented81%
Non-Gifted59%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students48%
Female45%
Male52%
Black or African American47%
Asian67%
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Special education0%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)26%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talented75%
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students49%
Female45%
Male52%
Black or African American61%
Asian78%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special education0%
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted41%
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 Students91%
Female88%
Male95%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented92%
Non-Gifted91%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students98%
Female95%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-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
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students85%
Female95%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students73%
Female80%
Male65%
Black or African Americann/a
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Whiten/a
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Gifted/talented70%
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Geometry

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Female100%
Male100%
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Hispanic100%
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Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
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Bilingualn/a

Physics

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Migrantn/a
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U.S. History

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Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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World Geography

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Whiten/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
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World History

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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 89% 52%
Black 5% 13%
White 4% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 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) 44%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 8%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Reading specialist(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

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

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • JULIE MILLER
Fax number
  • (972) 721-3105

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
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Sports

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

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
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825 East Union Bower Road
Irving, TX 75061
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