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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.

364 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

359 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

311 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

310 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

313 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

312 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

316 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

318 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

316 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

311 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students96%
Female97%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students83%
Female79%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Special education31%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students90%
Female89%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students96%
Female98%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • This school did not receive a rating in 2009-2010.
  • This school did not receive a rating in 2008-2009.

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

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

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
80%
Algebra II

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

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

422 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

348 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

419 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
69%
English I Writing

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

456 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
51%
English II Reading

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

350 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

359 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

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.

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
100%
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.

434 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
77%
World History

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

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students55%
Female56%
Male54%
Black or African American53%
Asian75%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education19%
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)21%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted53%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students97%
Female94%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students78%
Female78%
Male77%
Black or African American79%
Asian100%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education58%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students69%
Female70%
Male67%
Black or African American73%
Asian83%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education46%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students60%
Female69%
Male52%
Black or African American61%
Asian78%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education28%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)5%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant60%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students38%
Female47%
Male31%
Black or African American57%
Asian56%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Special education6%
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talented83%
Non-Gifted35%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students77%
Female83%
Male72%
Black or African American73%
Asian83%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education33%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)27%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students46%
Female53%
Male39%
Black or African American60%
Asian67%
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Special education7%
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

All Students70%
Female73%
Male66%
Black or African American78%
Asian89%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented88%
Non-Gifted69%

English III Writing

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

Geometry

All Students80%
Female80%
Male81%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education36%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)38%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Physics

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

U.S. History

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

World Geography

All Students70%
Female64%
Male75%
Black or African American83%
Asian100%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education35%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)10%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students65%
Female65%
Male64%
Black or African American88%
Asian60%
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education27%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 48% 52%
White 44% 29%
Black 4% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 4%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 7%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • KEN HODGKINSON
Fax number
  • (281) 354-2493

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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