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Westwood Elementary School

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Posted September 9, 2010

this was once an impressive school but the neighborhood poverty level it seems has risin and the quality of the people has gone down. I attended this school years back and it was great, my kids attended a few years back and I realized just how bad it has gotten. Im sure the staff are also not happy with the situations and leadership skills. not all teachers there are bad, a few are actually quite dedicated and devoted to the point of sticking it out through the tough times just for the kids sake and I appreciate that quality in them. The number of disturbed abused and violent children does seem to be growing here as well...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2007

The teachers are disorganized and are constantly trying 'new things', which fail to work. The lack of communication with the parents is a big problem with this school district. The quality teachers who have taught there in the past have now left to teach for a better district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2005

The district is not lacking in funding, but the grounds and facilities on all of the Westwood ISD campuses are run down and in some cases dangerous. The teachers are not paid well and therefore have a laisefare attitude in most cases. Discipline problems are not addressed. Children that are continually in the principal's office are not forwarded on to alternative school or referred to juvenille authorities even if rule infractions involve repeated physcial violence towards other students. Teachers have lengthy private conversations on cell phones in class when they are supposed to be teaching. Good teachers leave because of the way the administraton and the school board fail to handle valid issues or problems.
—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.

134 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

133 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

131 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

131 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
88%
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 82% in 2011.

127 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

126 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

123 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
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 84% in 2011.

116 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

115 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
86%
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%
Female97%
Male90%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students89%
Female83%
Male94%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education60%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
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 Students74%
Female75%
Male74%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education63%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students68%
Female70%
Male66%
Black or African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education43%
Not special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students83%
Female91%
Male76%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education38%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/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

English Language Arts

All Students94%
Female95%
Male92%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education67%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
Black or African American95%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education100%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Black or African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education67%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English89%
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

All Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education30%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students79%
Female81%
Male77%
Black or African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education44%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
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.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
56%
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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
61%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
55%
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 71% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
79%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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

 
 
n/a
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 Students74%
Female82%
Male66%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracial50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students52%
Female65%
Male37%
Black or African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracial17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special educationn/a
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted50%
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 Students56%
Female60%
Male54%
Black or African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted54%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students46%
Female41%
Male49%
Black or African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special educationn/a
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted43%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students54%
Female55%
Male53%
Black or African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English56%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted52%
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 Students70%
Female68%
Male71%
Black or African American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students69%
Female63%
Male74%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students59%
Female48%
Male68%
Black or African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Gifted/talentedn/a
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

English Language Arts

All Students58%
Female60%
Male55%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female62%
Male70%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted65%
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

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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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Malen/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 "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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 54% 29%
Hispanic 25% 52%
Black 16% 13%
Two or more races 4% 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) 7%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 3%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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  • ROBERT KUBARA
Fax number
  • (903) 723-0169

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 260
Palestine, TX 75802
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