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Mcgregor Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 590 students

 

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Posted April 30, 2006

My child has really enjoyed being at this school. I feel that we have found a place where she can really excell acedemically and personally. The small town atmosphere here is priceless. The teachers are really connected with there students and knows how to encourage there students. I feel very confortable with the decision to put our kids in this school and I feel it will more than prepare them for there futures.
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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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

88 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

93 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

93 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
92%
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 Students92%
Female90%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students89%
Female87%
Male90%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)76%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
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 Students78%
Female84%
Male72%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students80%
Female80%
Male79%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education60%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)53%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students87%
Female93%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
64%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
70%
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 Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted74%
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 Students67%
Female76%
Male60%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female87%
Male79%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students66%
Female76%
Male57%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special educationn/a
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted58%
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 "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

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 54% 52%
White 38% 29%
Black 5% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 26%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 3%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Gold Ribbon School (2007)
  • Gold Ribbon School (2006)
  • Recognized Campus (2006)
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School basics

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School Leader's name
  • CHERI ZACHARIAS
Fax number
  • (254) 840-4077

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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