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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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

45 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

50 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
96%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

51 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

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 82% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
70%
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 Students80%
Female86%
Male75%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female100%
Male79%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students86%
Female93%
Male75%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students94%
Female100%
Male85%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students92%
Female93%
Male90%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students94%
Female95%
Male92%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students91%
Female91%
Male92%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students83%
Female83%
Male83%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
67%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
66%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

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

All Students64%
Female77%
Male59%
Black or African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students48%
Female54%
Male45%
Black or African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Special educationn/a
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted45%
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 Students78%
Female80%
Male76%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students48%
Female65%
Male35%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted45%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students73%
Female85%
Male64%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted72%
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 Students61%
Female71%
Male47%
Black or African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education40%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students69%
Female80%
Male56%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students51%
Female52%
Male50%
Black or African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education40%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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

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

About the tests


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

Source: Texas Education Agency

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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
Black 62% 13%
Hispanic 26% 51%
White 11% 31%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Shona Anderson
Fax number
  • (409) 908-5044

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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