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Leyendecker Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 550 students

 

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Posted January 5, 2011

My son is in this school and the priciple/teachers are rude mean and dont put the effort to help my son. They give my son write ups and dont like him since the day i found out his teacher had thrown his box of crayons to the trash for coloring as a punishment since that day till now they put him in a desk facing the wall alone didnt let him play with the other classmates the other things that has happen is worse not even changing teachers work, the reason they changed my son from teachers was because i went to his school and they were having a private meeting without me knowing anything i was suppost to been there and called since my son is under age, i had to tell the principle the teacher and councilor that i was fed up with all this and i was going to speak with the lisd district my son loved school waking up in the mornings but not anymore now he cries and dont want to go at all. His been in school since he was 3 yrs old when my husband was in the Marines. Now i dont know what to do since his new teacher is being the same as the other, my son really needs titorials but his teacher said he dont need it since his not going to pass to 2nd.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

63 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
77%
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

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

65 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

67 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

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 82% in 2011.

71 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

77 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

78 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
51%
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 Students89%
Female89%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female93%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)85%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students85%
Female76%
Male96%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female84%
Male93%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)82%
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students91%
Female95%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
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 Students75%
Female75%
Male74%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female76%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Science

All Students65%
Female67%
Male66%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education80%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English64%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

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 72% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
52%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
59%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
57%
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 Students65%
Female69%
Male61%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingual57%

Math

All Students54%
Female56%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingual46%
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 Students57%
Female63%
Male53%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingual50%

Math

All Students55%
Female56%
Male55%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingual48%

Writing

All Students66%
Female78%
Male58%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted65%
Bilingual55%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


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

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

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students48%
Female61%
Male41%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education0%
Not special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)34%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingual35%

Math

All Students63%
Female74%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education20%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingual50%

Science

All Students69%
Female74%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special education40%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingual59%
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 "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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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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 100% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Black N/A 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
White N/A 29%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 76%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

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

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  • MARIA OVIEDO
Fax number
  • (956) 795-3992

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1311 Garden Street
Laredo, TX 78040
Phone: (956) 273-3800

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