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Rowlett High School

Public | 9-12 | 2675 students

 

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Posted May 18, 2004

Great school! The band program is wonderful. Both of my kids have been in the Eagle Band and it has made them better people.
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Posted September 9, 2003

Wonderfull school! Great teachers and staff. Great security. Great enviorment.


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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.

630 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

625 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

610 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

595 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

590 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

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

604 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
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.

568 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

571 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

573 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Social Studies

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

573 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
99%
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 Students98%
Female99%
Male97%
Black or African American98%
Asian97%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students94%
Female95%
Male92%
Black or African American86%
Asian97%
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education68%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Black or African American95%
Asian100%
Hispanic95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education69%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education86%
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 "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

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.

544 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
86%
Algebra II

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

663 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
95%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

623 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
68%
English I Reading

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

685 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
76%
English I Writing

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

707 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
67%
English II Reading

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

631 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

633 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
n/a
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.

586 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
62%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
69%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

683 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
89%
World History

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

622 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

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 Students83%
Female87%
Male79%
Black or African American82%
Asian93%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education47%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented89%
Non-Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students92%
Female95%
Male90%
Black or African American89%
Asian96%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education66%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)74%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students92%
Female92%
Male93%
Black or African American92%
Asian97%
Hispanic87%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education72%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students75%
Female83%
Male68%
Black or African American68%
Asian86%
Hispanic67%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native83%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education31%
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)23%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students58%
Female69%
Male49%
Black or African American54%
Asian82%
Hispanic51%
Multiracial85%
American Indian or Alaska Native43%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special education9%
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)9%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talented93%
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students88%
Female88%
Male87%
Black or African American79%
Asian97%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education45%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students62%
Female68%
Male57%
Black or African American51%
Asian74%
Hispanic54%
Multiracial57%
American Indian or Alaska Native40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education23%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted61%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students88%
Female88%
Male88%
Black or African American83%
Asian94%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education56%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)58%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted87%
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 Students87%
Female89%
Male86%
Black or African American80%
Asian96%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Native83%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education50%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted87%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students86%
Female84%
Male87%
Black or African American83%
Asian97%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education62%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted85%
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
White 40% 29%
Hispanic 35% 52%
Black 18% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 3%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

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MICHELLE BOUNDS
Fax number
  • (972) 412-2951

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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4700 Kirby Road
Rowlett, TX 75088
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