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Pearsall Intermediate School

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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.

170 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

171 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

168 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

169 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

186 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

185 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

182 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
52%
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 Students71%
Female74%
Male69%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students64%
Female63%
Male64%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)75%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant63%
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 Students56%
Female61%
Male50%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English55%
Migrant40%
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students57%
Female61%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English56%
Migrant80%
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students71%
Female77%
Male63%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
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 Students76%
Female79%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students66%
Female69%
Male64%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students55%
Female55%
Male55%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
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.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
51%
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.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
27%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
46%
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.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
39%
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 Students53%
Female62%
Male45%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education0%
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English53%
Migrant20%
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted52%
Bilingual31%

Math

All Students57%
Female59%
Male54%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education11%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English57%
Migrant20%
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingual50%
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 Students42%
Female43%
Male40%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted37%
Bilingual6%

Math

All Students40%
Female38%
Male41%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education17%
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Gifted/talented90%
Non-Gifted37%
Bilingual17%

Writing

All Students41%
Female48%
Male36%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special educationn/a
Not special education42%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English42%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted38%
Bilingual13%
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 Students50%
Female57%
Male45%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingual20%

Math

All Students45%
Female45%
Male45%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special educationn/a
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted41%
Bilingual47%

Science

All Students46%
Female41%
Male49%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special educationn/a
Not special education46%
Limited English proficient (LEP)8%
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted42%
Bilingual33%
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 "Academically Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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

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
Hispanic 92% 52%
White 7% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Black N/A 13%
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) 7%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 8%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • JENNIFER PAYNE
Fax number
  • (830) 334-5007

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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523 East Florida Street
Pearsall, TX 78061
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Phone: (830) 334-3316

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