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Healy-Murphy

Public | 9-12 | 153 students

 
 

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Posted April 12, 2012

I am an Alumni now - this school saved my life. ill never forget the teachers and the staff. thank you
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 7, 2008

It is a great self-paced school. If you are behind in school and you wanna graduate on time with out having to get your GED then this is a great program. They also have a great GED program also, if you do want to take that route. I graduated from the GED program there. The teacher is awesome! However I also went to the regular school as well, the teachers really care about their students and take alot of care in making sure their students graduate with high scores and are succesful in everything that they do. I would highly recomend Healy Murphy Center for any student. They also have a daycare center for their students right across the street and give their students passes to go check on their children during lunch. If you ride the public bus system they will give you a pass. -former student Judith Lockhart
—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.

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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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

38 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
7%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

26 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
8%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

23 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
17%
Social Studies

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
32%
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.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
41%
Social Studies

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

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
65%
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 Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students67%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
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 "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "AEA: Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "AEA: 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.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
31%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
75%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

8 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
38%
English I Writing

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
13%
English II Reading

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

5 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

5 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

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.

8 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
50%
World History

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

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

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 Students22%
Female25%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education25%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English24%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant24%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted24%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students21%
Female27%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education24%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English22%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant22%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted22%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students13%
Female14%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education13%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English13%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant13%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted13%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students14%
Female18%
Male0%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education18%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English15%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant15%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted15%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students4%
Female6%
Male0%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic5%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education6%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English5%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant5%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted5%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students40%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education40%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted40%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students0%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education0%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English0%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant0%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted0%
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 Students25%
Female25%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education25%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English25%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant25%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted25%
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 Students25%
Female29%
Malen/a
Black or African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education27%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English26%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted26%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students8%
Female8%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Not special education8%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English8%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant8%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted8%
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
Hispanic 85% 52%
Black 12% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
White N/A 29%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 8%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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San Antonio, TX 78202
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