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Warren High School

Public | 9-12 | 3020 students

 

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Posted October 7, 2013

I moved to Warren High School from a private school and I noticed that most teachers don't seem to care about the students. One teacher I had was the worst teacher ever. She didn't even know how to control the class. Some teachers are okay though. Most I had didn't seem to care. We hardly got any homework. THe students here are just plain mean, only had a few friends I've made...the rest seem very rude. This school needs more discipline. It's not the best, but it's just an O.K. school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 20, 2013

I am a graduate that attended Warren and I am a little surprised by it's ranking. I have visited other high schools in our district and in comparison as the appearance, our school is defiantly one to contend with. As far as education, our teacher's are very engaging within their students academics. The thrive to push students to their absolute potential. We have a very cool construction career's program, in which they are actively doing things that are geared towards their purpose. The administration is strict but that is only to creat a non-disruptive harmony amongst trying to educate children. And I feel the best part of Warren are the clubs/extracurricular activities, they have something for every student, whether it be a gamer's club or something more along the lines of academics, such as Ac Dec or Speech & Debate. As a former student I feel as although Warren sets a good atmosphere for "the best four years of your (child's) life."


Posted May 8, 2013

Warren High School is an amazing school. My son attends the Construction Carreers Academy. The teachers work hard to make sure students who want to succeed are given the oppurtunity. He thrives at this school and its diversity adds character to his realization about life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2013

Warren is a very unique school. Lots of parental involvement. I am actually kind of surprised at the rating, I expected 8 or 9. The atmosphere is a little more like a private school just because of how involved everyone is. It's diverse in every way, with wealthy kids from Westover Hills and lower-income kids from other parts, yet everyone seems to be equal at Warren, with the same opportunities and you can tell how driven all of the kids are. We highly recommend Warren for their band, which is famous in the city: The Purple Pride of Northside, the Academic groups, of course sports, and the dance team. Love this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 6, 2010

Warren is a great school to go to if you want a good curriculam, life long friends, and an amazing high school experience!!!


Posted July 31, 2009

Warren HS is an uber-safe environment with a heart of gold! They have a responsive staff and the most caring teachers in the city! I'm proud to be the parent of 2 Warriors! Warren HS is also a good neighbor, and a welcome local business partner.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2009

It depends on the student, but if someone wants tough coursework, engaging teachers, and interesting lessons, you can find it here. You will need the initiative and work ethic to find those things, but that's just another way to prepare for the future. Academic Decathlon has gone to state 3 years in a row (excellent for a school only 7 years old). Varsity football recently won its first district championship. Athletic teams are very well established here, and the AP program offers nearly all possible advanced courses. If there is one not on a coursecard that you would like to take, the administration is very responsive to students wanting to create an advanced class for themselves. I can understand that it's easier to get lost in the shuffle in a school with 2600 students, but students who try to reach out to teachers will never fall far behind.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 16, 2008

Warren is a really great school, there are some bad apples there, but where arent they....is located is westover hills so most of the kids have class...all teachers are great, and the school is really pretty
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 23, 2008

Not the worst school, not the best either. There are some very good & caring teachers. There is a rough side to the school, with some students coming from very tough home situations and lacking support or supervision.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2007

I love Warren. I love our diversity. We have and accept all kinds. The sprit organizations are great ways to meet people. I'm on the dance team and just absolutely love this schol! plus, we have the BEST school colors!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 18, 2007

Very diverse school. Everyone feels welcomed and is a very good school. Exceptional athletic department. Both basketball teams went to state after 4 years. Many district titles for whole athletic department. Academic Decathlon is great as well as Fine Art Department.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2007

Great school! Great teachers.. Great athletic program & staff..Always responsive...As far as taks- its mandated by govt. The size of school will only prepare those college bound students to be more easily adaptable to the real world!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 11, 2006

School administration is more concerned about policy than student welfare. Can't seem to ever reach school staff by phone, voice messages left seem to be ignored. Warren has state-of-the-art technology.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2006

Uncaring teachers and guidance, misguided strictness and 1984 style guidance.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2006

The school is far to big. Students are lost in the crowd. Much to much emphasis on rote learning for the TAKS test and very little learning the 3R's and learning how to research, have creative thinking, etc.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2006

I had went to warren high school. I graduated 2005. I loved that school. great teachers, nice peers, way better than the other high school i went to
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 9, 2003

The school just opened and it is great. The school is beautiful and my child loves it here!


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 89% in 2011.

760 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

768 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
72%
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.

644 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

640 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

636 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

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

637 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 95% in 2013.

677 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

669 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

669 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Social Studies

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

670 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
99%

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 Students96%
Female97%
Male96%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students92%
Female92%
Male92%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students97%
Female96%
Male97%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education89%
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 "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.

637 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
83%
Algebra II

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

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%
Biology I

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

812 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

485 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

832 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
75%
English I Writing

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

866 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
61%
English II Reading

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

682 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

681 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

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.

681 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
99%
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

 
 
69%
World Geography

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

821 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
90%
World History

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

681 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
46%
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 Students78%
Female80%
Male77%
Black or African American76%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education34%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students99%
Female100%
Male99%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic99%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special educationn/a
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted99%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students91%
Female90%
Male91%
Black or African American97%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education65%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)69%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted89%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education80%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted96%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students76%
Female82%
Male71%
Black or African American73%
Asian100%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education16%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%
Gifted/talented99%
Not Gifted72%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students58%
Female64%
Male52%
Black or African American54%
Asian75%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education17%
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)21%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant58%
Gifted/talented96%
Not Gifted52%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
Black or African American83%
Asian86%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Native60%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education41%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)11%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted82%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students57%
Female66%
Male48%
Black or African American50%
Asian64%
Hispanic54%
Multiracial66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Special education7%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant57%
Gifted/talented91%
Not Gifted52%
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 Students90%
Female91%
Male90%
Black or African American89%
Asian92%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education63%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented99%
Not Gifted89%
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 Students81%
Female77%
Male85%
Black or African American81%
Asian86%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special education40%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students83%
Female80%
Male85%
Black or African American83%
Asian100%
Hispanic79%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education52%
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)11%
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted80%
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 74% 52%
White 13% 29%
Black 8% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 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 3%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

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  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • DAVID EMPSON
Fax number
  • (210) 257-4246

Resources

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

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

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Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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