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Smithson Valley Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 985 students

 

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14 reviews of this school


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Posted November 17, 2013

SVMS is amazing! This is the last year my child will attend, as they are moving on to High School. We have been blessed to live where we do. The teachers care for the students and really go the extra mile to assure they are successful and prepared for the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

This is the 1st year for my children to attend SVMS and they love it! Staff and students have gone out of their way to make them feel comfortable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2009

SMVS is an excellent school with wonderful teachers that really set the students up to be successful in their academic endeavors.


Posted December 23, 2008

I think smithson valley middle school is amazing! There are ahead of every school i know of. There teachers care about there students. There Athletics program is also top notch!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 30, 2008

SVMS is a great school. Myh kids also attended Spring Branch last year and I was very worried on how the kids would adjust and how the school staff would be compared to SBMS. We moved into the area because of the school ratings, and choose to live in the SBMS district because of the high marks the school had. Because of the district change the kids now attend SVMS, and I could not be happier. I have not met 1 member of the staff that has not gone out of their way for the children, or the 'hand on' parent that I tend to be. On a scale of 1 - 10 I would give SVMS a 15. I can only hope the high school is half as good.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2008

My son just moved from Spring Branch Middle school to Smithson Valley Middle School due to district line changes. We were first very concerned, but this school has made some significant changes. The Principal and his staff are excellent and run a very tight ship. They work hard to teach the kids to respect themselves and the school and be 'the best and the brightest'. Even though the school did not make a recognized rating this year, the overall performance was best of any middle school in the district. You have to read the details behind the TAKS test to see this. The ratings can change with only 2 or 3 students not performing. If you are moving into the area, do your research. I think you will find the same as we have, this school is excellent and only getting better!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2008

My daughter did very well at this school because of the teachers and excellent support staff. SBMS is an awesome school for our kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 18, 2008

This school goes the extra mile to help our son with his difficulty in math and reading. Teachers frequently volunteer to tutor him after school hours when I know they could choose to say nothing. It's obvious that they care we are so happy that our son has attended this school. Highly recommend! Principals know our son on a first name basis... and it's not because he's in trouble... it's because they care!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2008

iSmithson Valley MS is my first public school and it is by far one of the best public schools i have ever seen. the teachers make learning fun and the students are very social. the mood is just so relaxed.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 9, 2007

My son has been in several different schools, public and private in the last few years. This is the only school that he has ever done well at. The leadership of Mr. Fuller is the best I have seen yet, the teachers care and are down to earth. I give this school five stars!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 5, 2007

SVMS has made amazing progress in the last year. As a parent, I am thrilled with the principal and the teaching staff. The school has a wonderful academic environment. It is a safe school that our kids enjoying being a part of. I was shocked at the low rating. But as I said, it has come a long way in the last year. We are very happy to be a part of the Smithson Valley Middle School family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2004

They treat the kids like incompetent idiots and give them the answers to everything. That is not teaching it is enabling. The teachers pass the kids even if they do not deserve to pass. The teachers are afraid to teach and kids fail high school. It was a terrible waste of my child's capable intelligence to send her to svms. Kindergarten was more educational.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 18, 2003

With the exception of a few teachers at Smithson Valley Middle the rest should be in another profession. I too am lucky that the child I have left at this school is not in need of any extra help. Drugs are everywhere and the sherrifs dept is the answer to all disciplinary action. The kids in this area will tell you this, Smithson Valley Middle and the high school has a major epedemic on its hands. Couple that with poor teacher attitudes and you have what you have.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2003

I am very fortunate to have a child in this school that really doesn't need the teachers help on understanding and learning, I am very dissatisfied with how teachers are teaching these days, they do not care about 'Going the Extra Mile' to make sure a student is successful, now it is more of a 'Chore' to teach our children, and once that bell rings after school, forget about teachers, they could care less if the student understood the lesson, they out their time in for the day, and that is all that matters. The little extra help that teachers used to give, has now gone by the wayside, and that is why our kids are not excelling, they feel stupid for not understanding, and the teachers make them feel that way!
—Submitted by a parent


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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 84% in 2011.

303 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

302 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
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 86% in 2011.

268 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

268 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

257 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

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 85% in 2011.

283 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

283 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

280 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

278 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
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 Students93%
Female95%
Male92%
Black or African American100%
Asian86%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education58%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students93%
Female92%
Male94%
Black or African American83%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education56%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
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 Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education90%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students97%
Female96%
Male97%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education90%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
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 Students100%
Female100%
Male99%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students98%
Female97%
Male99%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education100%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students93%
Female91%
Male95%
Black or African American71%
Asian100%
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education80%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
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 71% in 2013.

287 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

285 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
94%
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.

306 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

305 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

310 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%
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 84% in 2013.

323 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

321 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
95%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

322 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
88%
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

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

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World Geography

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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

English Language Arts

All Students92%
Female96%
Male88%
Black or African American100%
Asian88%
Hispanic85%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education47%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students94%
Female96%
Male92%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education67%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
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 Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black or African American100%
Asian86%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education83%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education74%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted94%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African American91%
Asian86%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education57%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted90%
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 Students95%
Female96%
Male94%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education40%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted94%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education38%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education56%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students89%
Female87%
Male90%
Black or African American85%
Asian83%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education30%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented98%
Non-Gifted87%
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

Algebra I

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

Algebra II

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Malen/a
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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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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 "Recognized".

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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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
White 56% 29%
Hispanic 34% 52%
Black 3% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 1%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 6%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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1404 Ih 35 N
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone: (830) 885-1200

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