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Pittman Elementary School

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Posted October 9, 2004

I am extremely proud of the educational opportunities that have been afforded my three children at Pittman Elementary. They have received top quality education, improved self-esteem and life long lessons in integrity and trust. Thank you teachers, librarians and administrators, nurses and office managers, custodians and cafeteria personnel. You're the best! Debbie Buchanan
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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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

92 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

90 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

91 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

75 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

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

All Students71%
Female81%
Male61%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English72%
Migrant75%
Non-migrant70%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female74%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English72%
Migrant75%
Non-migrant70%
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 Students85%
Female89%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English85%
Migrant71%
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students74%
Female73%
Male76%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English72%
Migrant78%
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Writing

All Students82%
Female96%
Male70%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English81%
Migrant74%
Non-migrant85%
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 Students84%
Female83%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)57%
Proficient in English89%
Migrant82%
Non-migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students91%
Female93%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)93%
Proficient in English89%
Migrant100%
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students77%
Female77%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)87%
Proficient in English71%
Migrant75%
Non-migrant78%
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
41%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
72%
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 Students67%
Female67%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English67%
Migrant69%
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted66%
Bilingual8%

Math

All Students40%
Female35%
Male44%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)7%
Proficient in English40%
Migrant56%
Non-migrant36%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted37%
Bilingual8%
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%
Female68%
Male54%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English58%
Migrant46%
Non-migrant61%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingual50%

Math

All Students51%
Female50%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English51%
Migrant31%
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted48%
Bilingual75%

Writing

All Students54%
Female57%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English54%
Migrant31%
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted51%
Bilingual63%
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 Students59%
Female72%
Male47%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education59%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English59%
Migrant36%
Non-migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted58%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students46%
Female49%
Male44%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English46%
Migrant29%
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted46%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students59%
Female62%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English59%
Migrant43%
Non-migrant62%
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

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Exemplary".

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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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 98% 52%
White 1% 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) 15%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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School Leader's name
  • ANTONIO GUERRA
Fax number
  • (956) 689-1141

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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