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Rio Hondo High 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.

157 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

158 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

141 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

138 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

138 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

136 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

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 95% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

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

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
94%
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%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students85%
Female83%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students93%
Female91%
Male96%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students93%
Female92%
Male94%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
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".
  • 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

Algebra I

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

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
70%
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.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
85%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

208 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
40%
English I Writing

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

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
41%
English II Reading

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

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
35%
English II Writing

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

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
19%
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.

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

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.

206 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
61%
World History

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

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

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 Students60%
Female63%
Male57%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education17%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English62%
Migrant50%
Not migrant61%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted59%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students73%
Female72%
Male73%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English77%
Migrant57%
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students76%
Female78%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrant60%
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students47%
Female54%
Male42%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education0%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English52%
Migrant21%
Not migrant50%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted46%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students30%
Female33%
Male27%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Special education0%
Not special education31%
Limited English proficient (LEP)5%
Proficient in English32%
Migrant33%
Not migrant29%
Gifted/talented67%
Not Gifted28%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students54%
Female56%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English56%
Migrant42%
Not migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted51%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students32%
Female39%
Male27%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
Not special education33%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English34%
Migrant9%
Not migrant34%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted28%
Bilingualn/a

English III Reading

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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students70%
Female73%
Male66%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English70%
Migrant89%
Not migrant68%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted68%
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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not 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
Not migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students47%
Female42%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special education0%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English51%
Migrant29%
Not migrant49%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted46%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students34%
Female28%
Male40%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Special educationn/a
Not special education35%
Limited English proficient (LEP)13%
Proficient in English35%
Migrant10%
Not migrant36%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted30%
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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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 2% 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) 5%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 17%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • DEYANIRA MARTINEZ-GARCIA
Fax number
  • (956) 748-1204

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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215 West Colorado Avenue
Rio Hondo, TX 78583
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Phone: (956) 748-1200

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