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Sabinal Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 214 students

 

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Posted May 7, 2012

This is our second year and overall happy with the teachers and staff. Small classes secure play areas strict visiting procedures.
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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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

34 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

48 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
67%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

49 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

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 82% in 2011.

39 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

39 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

39 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
77%
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 Students88%
Female91%
Male82%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Gifted/talentedn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female82%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
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 Students65%
Female63%
Male68%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students75%
Female73%
Male77%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education78%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students80%
Female85%
Male74%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talented80%
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 Students87%
Female95%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female81%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students82%
Female86%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
28%
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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
51%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
41%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
49%
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%
Female73%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students48%
Female50%
Male47%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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 Students51%
Female46%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students55%
Female44%
Male73%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education58%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted49%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students39%
Female31%
Male53%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White26%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Special educationn/a
Not special education41%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted31%
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 Students73%
Female83%
Male59%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students51%
Female52%
Male50%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
Not special education51%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English53%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Gifted/talented80%
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students54%
Female52%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Not special education56%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented80%
Non-Gifted50%
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 "Recognized".
  • 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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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 69% 52%
White 29% 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) 7%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 10%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • JOE MARKS
Fax number
  • (830) 988-7142

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 667
Sabinal, TX 78881
Phone: (830) 988-2436

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