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Judson Early College Academy

Public | 9-11 | 349 students

 
 

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Posted May 6, 2011

Top to bottom a first-rate organization. This is what education in America should be. Its difficult to imagine a bettter means of preparing high schoolers for college and career.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2010

JECA has offered a better learning enviroment, it has helped us mature greatly in so many ways. This is a 5 star school!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 2, 2009

it really opens alot of door for these young students. they are our future and deserve a better educaution than many of us had and jeca will provide just that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

It is an awesome experience/oppurtunity for the kids!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

Judson Early College Academy is helping all the students, to have a successful and bright future. The staff and the district is doing a lot to help the students get a free college education. It is also a great challenge for the students to get a associates degree at a very young age, they are maturing and become young adults with this wonderful program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2009

JECA is a wonderful school with an awesome staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2009

The principal and staff at JECA are outstanding! They are experienced and have the very best intentions for all of their students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2009

Judson Early College Academy is an excellent school. The staff is very involved in the success of each student. They continually strive to create the best learning enviroment for the kids. The High School has formed a great partnership with the college so that these kids will be well prepared to finish their degree and be ready for the world waiting for them. I am very happy to have my child attending such a great high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2009

I love this school. It is a challenging and growing new school of its kind. The students are excited to know they will be attending college classes as well as high school classes at the same time. They are being prepare for the Real World out there. They are the First Class to make Footprints for others to Follow. Thank you for the higher education. Wish the school much success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

Never in my wildest dream would I have imagined a school like this. I realize it is in its first year of operations - but I have to brag! Everything about this school is amazing! From the first day I knew as soon as my son came home that we had struck gold. He didnt come home complaing about the 8-5 day. He came home telling us how his principal and the entire staff had welcomed each student by greeting them at the bus (something they continued to do), makking all of the students feel welcomed, having actual classes the first day! There wasnt 'here are the rules' in the classrooms - it was high expectations and you are the most important piece to the educational puzzle in each class! The school promotes teamwork, leadership, confidence, academics and so much more. Congratulations to the Ms. Anglada (principal) and her very dedicated staff for bringing education into the 21st century!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

JECA is any educator's dream. We have the best students in the nation - why? Because they know what they want to accomplish. It is amazing what can happen when expectations are clear from the beginning! Our students, our staff, our parents have one goal - to educate students and make them college ready! Go Raptors!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

JECA is an incredible new school! It is giving my daughter a great opportunity to start her college path early. She will graduate with her High School Diploma and her college Associates Degree!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

I love JECA because it's a school of oppurtunities . My daughter and others start their education for a caeeer here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

School offer Excellent Teacher to Student Ratio. All techers believe in Student first concept and it shows in there performance. Its been a great place to learn for my daughter....! Thanks JECA
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

The students, faculty, and staff make it so awesome! The students have demonstrated growth and maturity in their leadership abilities in this first 9 weeks!!! Their passion for learning will only unite them more as they share the next four years together! Go class of 2013!!!


Posted October 18, 2009

We have the best staff and students. Its hard to find both.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

This is the catapult my child needs to be successful. Principal Anglada's energy and drive is contagious and seeing the staff and students with smiles on their faces every day is all the proof you need that it's Raptor Time! Go Raptor's~~Class of Lucky '13!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

JECA is the first of its kind in the Judson Independent School District. JECA allows students both a high school and college based learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

I love JECA because students are the center of our school! Leadership has been developed and encouraged from the beginning! Our students are the greatest!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2009

I am a student at JECA and I love it so much! It is a wonderful opportunity and I am so privledged to atttend school there.
—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.

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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

114 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

108 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 93% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 98% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
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Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
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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

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • This school did not receive a rating in 2008-2009.

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

Algebra I

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

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
99%
Algebra II

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
English I Reading

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%
English I Writing

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

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
89%
English II Reading

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

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.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

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.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%
World History

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

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

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

Algebra I

All Students96%
Female95%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
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Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
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Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
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)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students98%
Female98%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted97%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students95%
Female96%
Male93%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted95%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
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)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students96%
Female96%
Male95%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic94%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted95%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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English III Writing

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Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
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Geometry

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
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)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/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
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

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Malen/a
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World Geography

All Students99%
Female99%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic98%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted99%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students95%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted93%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 51% 50%
Black 20% 13%
White 20% 31%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian 3% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Live Oak, TX 78233
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