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Monahans High School

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Posted October 27, 2005

Great school in a close net community. Great academics and sports programs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 14, 2005

Monahans offers a great school system lots of extra-curricular activities offered.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

143 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

140 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
68%
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.

116 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

112 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

111 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

113 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
93%
Social Studies

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

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students95%
Female96%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)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.

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 "Recognized".
  • 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

Algebra I

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

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
56%
Algebra II

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

37 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.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
76%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
41%
English I Writing

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

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
47%
English II Reading

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

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
29%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
26%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
93%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
66%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
67%
World History

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

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

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 Students49%
Female53%
Male46%
Black or African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special education29%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted49%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students73%
Female76%
Male71%
Black or African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education35%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented86%
Non-Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students76%
Female77%
Male75%
Black or African American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education14%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted75%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students39%
Female49%
Male29%
Black or African American13%
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Special education5%
Not special education43%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted36%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students30%
Female38%
Male23%
Black or African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Special education0%
Not special education34%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant30%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted28%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students63%
Female67%
Male60%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education21%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students43%
Female42%
Male43%
Black or African American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Special education7%
Not special education47%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Gifted/talented67%
Non-Gifted42%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

English III Writing

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students83%
Female80%
Male87%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education56%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

U.S. History

All Students24%
Female39%
Male6%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Special education8%
Not special education33%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English24%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant24%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted24%

World Geography

All Students67%
Female68%
Male67%
Black or African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education21%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students60%
Female63%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted60%
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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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 56% 52%
White 37% 29%
Black 5% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 3%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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School Leader's name
  • PATTY DOMINGUEZ
Fax number
  • (432) 943-3327

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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809 South Betty Avenue
Monahans, TX 79756
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Phone: (432) 943-2519

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