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Luna Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 1211 students

 

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Posted April 3, 2011

This is the worst school any of my 3 children have attended. The principal seems to think that she is running a dictatorship. Seriously, my straight A, GT son, who has never been in trouble at school, was sent to ISS for losing his hall pass one day. The principal says that although she personally escorted my son to the ISS room, that he was not actually suspended because they did not fill out the ISS paperwork. Please share your feedback with the main office at NISD. We will never have a decent principal until people become vocal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2011

This is a great school. The teachers are reliable, and they want you to suceed. I was a student a Luna Middle School for two years, and those two years have been by far one of the best experiences of my life. I was a regular student in 7th grade, but by the time registration came my teachers had recommended me for Honors. They want you to have the best options, they keep you informed. And their lessons are easy. The dress code is not that bad, while it is strict. This school is wonderful, and if I could I would go back in a heartbeat. I love this school, and everyone else with it. The enviroment is welcoming, you'd be lucky to go to this school.


Posted March 29, 2010

This school is not the best school I've ever been to they don't care if you have ADD they just trat you like another 'longhorn' hence cattle. Some of the teachers are very rude and sarcastic while otthers don't know when to put there foot down and say 'no' they are very sexist my male friend got punished for wearing a sachel in class while girls are aloud to wear big purses and bags the dress code is just stupid and full if oxymorons such as 'baggy or sagged pants are not permited' and the rule against suspenders. The teachers and administration all have favorites and students they don't lik. Over all it's not a place I enjoy learning.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 5, 2009

We have been very pleased with this school. We send our kids to school to get an education not a fashion show. Luna provides many tools to help students do the best they can. Our daughter struggles with school but Luna has many provisions which have proved very helpful, such as free before and after school tutoring, free use of educational web sites, sample testing to help them with the TAKS test, as well as good teacher communication. She is now an A-B honor role student. We have also personally experienced the reasonable nature of the administration. They have taken our daughters circumstances into account and acted accordingly. We are very pleased with this school. Don't let cranky parents mislead you. This is a very good school and we believe they are doing an excellent job. You can't please everyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2009

I agree with a few of the other reviews. They do have bully problems here that are not handled well by the administration. The students ARE treated as cattle. The teachers just don't have the time to give to the students. My son has ADD and it has been difficult at times. Students are not permitted to carry backpacks during school. ADD kids need to be able to keep everything in one place but the school does not take that into consideration. The dress code is ridiculous!!! Students are not permitted to wear ripped clothing (which I agree with) but, when my daughter fell and skinned a dime-sized hole in her jeans, they made me bring her a new pair or she would have to sit in office for the remainder of the day. NO COMMON SENSE
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2008

Very good school. I came here from Germany 3 years ago with two kids. I have one kid that started in the 6th grade at Luna and another that is currently in the 7th. I have found the teachers to be very reliable and they are quick to inform parents when there may be a potential problem with the students. I am very happy that the school keeps my children challenged. They have both participated in the schools honor program. My oldest was accepted to 3 of the 4 magnet schools he applied for and is currently in his first year at John Jay High. I partially contribute this to the professionalism of the educator's staff at Luna Middle School. My only draw back is that I haven't seen any bumper stickers for proud students from Luna Middle. I highly recommend this school and I am an extremely satisfied parent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2008

As a parent, I would not recommend this school to anyone. There is not any type of communication and it is just like another reviewer said, the kids are like cattle and they herd them in and out. The administration does not have respect for the kids nor the parents alike. I will say I have been pleased with some of my child's teachers. Fortunately, my child will do well, as academically is an A-B honor roll student. MAYBE IF THE ADMIN WOULD START PAYING ATTN to the kids and parents, they would not have an 'academically acceptable rating'. These people must hate their jobs as this is how their attitude comes through to most of us.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2008

continued.... At Luna, be prepared for your child to be 'cubby-holed'. They are not treated as individuals....more like cattle. Since we came to Luna from another school district one of my daughter's was not allowed to take Pre-Algebra for 6th grade because she had not been in an NISD school for 5th grade when kids were tested. There were no waivers for this! At first I applauded Luna's 'no shorts' dress code policy until my daughter wore gaucho pants to school one day that were two inches below the knee. I was asked to bring her something else to wear. (Girls may wear skirts of any length at Luna) At other schools the policy is generally that the pants/skirts/shorts should come at or below the child's fingertips when standing straight and with hands at their side....this guideline makes more sense but alas Luna MS does not know the meaning of common sense.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2007

I loved my son's Reading teacher. She was a wonderful asset to my son's education. On the other hand very disappointed in the lack of discipline and the lack of administrative leadership. As a teacher myself, I feel that the administration was very unprofessional in handling of a 'hit-list', 'pantsing', '10-seconds', and various other activities that occur at Luna. Bullies are literally untouchable and I feared for my son's safety on a daily basis. Luckily I am a teacher and have the option to move my child to a safer environment. I hope that things will change in the coming year especially since the area is growing rapidly. I am pleased to say that my son will not attend Luna in the upcoming year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 8, 2006

Lots of after school activities. Most 7th grade teachers were good, although there was a lack of discipline problem in the math class. School handled reports of bullying promptly and professionally. Safety was not a problem. Overall, my son had a good year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2006

Many extra-curricular programs available. Good administrative response to problems.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2005

It is a good school. Everybodyy has their own view on everything and everyone can read good. I would reccomend to anyone in the northside area.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 84% in 2011.

328 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

322 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
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 86% in 2011.

343 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

341 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

340 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

309 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

308 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

306 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
82%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

303 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
97%
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 Students91%
Female92%
Male89%
Black or African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education75%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education70%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
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

All Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
Black or African American84%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education46%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students79%
Female76%
Male84%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education50%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students98%
Female98%
Male97%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education96%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant98%
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

All Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education88%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students93%
Female94%
Male91%
Black or African American83%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education47%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students82%
Female82%
Male82%
Black or African American73%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education43%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black or African American92%
Asian100%
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education93%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant99%
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 71% in 2013.

366 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

364 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
80%
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.

391 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

389 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
70%
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 84% in 2013.

389 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

393 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

388 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
71%
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

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

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

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Female85%
Male79%
Black or African American79%
Asian86%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education50%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female76%
Male76%
Black or African American61%
Asian100%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education52%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted72%
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 Students87%
Female90%
Male85%
Black or African American80%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education64%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students74%
Female75%
Male72%
Black or African American55%
Asian83%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education41%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students75%
Female83%
Male68%
Black or African American70%
Asian100%
Hispanic76%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education44%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented98%
Not Gifted72%
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 Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black or African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracial87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education36%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education40%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students85%
Female86%
Male84%
Black or African American78%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracial94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education52%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students72%
Female72%
Male71%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracial87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Special education34%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant72%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted69%
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

Algebra I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
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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 "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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 60% 52%
White 22% 29%
Black 11% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 2%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • LYNN PIERSON
Fax number
  • (210) 645-5246

Resources

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  • Art teacher(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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200 North Grosenbacher Road
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