Poteet High School

5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
9-12
Students
1,743
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
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US History
96%
State avg 94%
English 2
79%
State avg 66%
English
76%
State avg 63%
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9/10
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1391
State avg: 1394
Average ACT score
20
State avg: 21
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1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.

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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
White
Black
Asian
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
445 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
12%
State avg: 14%
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13 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
5 8
4 0
3 1
2 0
1 0
Neighborhood
3300 Poteet Drive
Mesquite, TX 75150
Karyn Cummings - School leader
(972) 882-5353
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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