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San Elizario High School

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Posted October 2, 2010

Please take the time to review our Exit level scores. Teachers work very hard and thier hard work pays off.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2009

I really love teachers and students at San Elizario High School. I wish all of you the best of the best. M.G. Parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2008

it is great, the environment is very friendly and the teachers are excellent.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 19, 2003

As a former High school student of San Elizario I loved this school it was the best. I graduated year 2001 and loved all the teachers and staff they were very helpful.


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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.

333 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

323 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
58%
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.

225 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

221 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

223 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
68%
Social Studies

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

223 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

202 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

201 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
94%
Social Studies

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

201 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

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 Students90%
Female90%
Male90%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%

Math

All Students94%
Female92%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%

Science

All Students94%
Female92%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged93%
Special education53%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female98%
Male97%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged98%
Special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
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 "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

Algebra I

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

299 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
68%
Algebra II

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

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

291 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
84%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

332 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
54%
English I Writing

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

350 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
35%
English II Reading

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

233 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

230 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
72%
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
40%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

230 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

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.

307 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
81%
World History

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

226 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

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 Students55%
Female58%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Special education40%
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)40%
Proficient in English59%
Migrant86%
Not migrant54%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted52%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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

Biology I

All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education36%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English87%
Migrant86%
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students84%
Female86%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Not special education85%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted83%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students44%
Female52%
Male37%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Special education0%
Not special education45%
Limited English proficient (LEP)11%
Proficient in English56%
Migrant44%
Not migrant44%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted41%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students32%
Female37%
Male28%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Special education0%
Not special education33%
Limited English proficient (LEP)3%
Proficient in English44%
Migrant33%
Not migrant32%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted29%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students66%
Female70%
Male62%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Special education50%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)36%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted65%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students43%
Female48%
Male36%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Special education0%
Not special education44%
Limited English proficient (LEP)7%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant43%
Gifted/talented89%
Not Gifted41%
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%
Female88%
Male91%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
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 Students69%
Female68%
Male70%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education0%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English78%
Migrant86%
Not migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted67%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students67%
Female64%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education40%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)45%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant67%
Gifted/talented89%
Not Gifted66%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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 99% 52%
White 1% 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) 22%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • MARIBEL GUILLEN
Fax number
  • (915) 872-3971

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 920
San Elizario, TX 79849
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Phone: (915) 872-3970

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