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West Sabine Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 333 students

 

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Posted November 30, 2010

My daughter just started this year, and she loves it.. She loves her teachers and the games they play! I've been able to participate in all the school activities except once, and the staff really makes the parents feel welcome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Because the school has great teachers that really care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 30, 2009

Both my children and now my grandchildren have been to West Sabine . On the whole you couldn't ask for a better school or more concerned teachers. I was concerned last year that there was no homework given, as I think this keeps the parents aware of what they are studying and the degree of help the child needs. I was told that this was a request of the principal and this concerns me. As a parent I certainly don't want the children buried in homework but I don't think some will over tax the kids. I also felt that the parents were discouraged from being involved because the majority of parents work and have a very hard time attending extracurricular programs during the day or seeing teachers during work hours but we were told not to enter the building before school. Hopefully some of this will be helped this year.


Posted April 5, 2005

This is a wonderful school my daughter has learned so much here. There are also all types of activities for your children to join. My daughter wasn't very sure about changing from her old school but, this has been one of our best choice concerning her education. I would recomend this school to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

52 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

42 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

43 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

61 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

59 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
61%
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 Students92%
Female97%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students87%
Female86%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not 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 Students84%
Female84%
Male83%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students83%
Female79%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students88%
Female84%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
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 Students89%
Female91%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education60%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students84%
Female88%
Male79%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education56%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students73%
Female74%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education50%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
44%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
41%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
69%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
61%
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 Students75%
Female64%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education25%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female76%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education50%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted81%
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 Students50%
Female53%
Male47%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant50%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted41%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female35%
Male35%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English33%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant35%
Gifted/talented80%
Not Gifted28%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students56%
Female53%
Male59%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant56%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted48%
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 Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female74%
Male43%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant60%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted50%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students71%
Female68%
Male76%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant71%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted64%
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

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 81% 29%
Black 10% 13%
Hispanic 6% 52%
Two or more races 3% 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) 2%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education

Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00am
School end time
  • 3:30pm
School Leader's name
  • DEBORAH LANE
Fax number
  • (409) 584-3096

Programs

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Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 869
Pineland, TX 75968
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Phone: (409) 584-2205

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