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Smyer High School

Public | 7-12 | 171 students

 
 

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Posted February 28, 2010

All 3 of my boys (Sophomore, 4th, and 2nd) attend Smyer ISD. We came from Frenship School District and I feel that we made the right move. My kids are doing wonderful in school and sports. I plan on making Smyer my permanent home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2009

I have two children that attended Smyer and two currently enrolled. My older children graduated with college hours. My two younger children will graduate with well over 10 hours of college credit. That is amazing for a small school. We chose a small district so that our children could participate in everything they wanted instead of being weeded out like they are in the larger districts. My children participate/d in band, student council, cheerleading, athletics and many clubs and organizations. They receive a well-rounded education. I agree that the parents are not envolved like they should be in a small district, but I disgree that Smyer does not have any athletics to be proud of because our girls basketball team has been in the play-offs repeatedly. I also don't think you judge soley on winning record but whether your child learns/enjoys the sports.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2008

I feel this school overall is good with good people living in the community. But, this school does not offer enough extra curricular activities. They don't offer Art which every kid loves to do and art is so good for kids to express themselves. My child hates band and they have nothing else to choose from. This school needs to take time to go through their grants and work on getting more educational teachers and let go of some of their coaches. Way too many coaches. When I attended Smyer we had 4 coaches and we did really well. Now we have way too many and nothing to be impressed about.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2007

I think the school is great. Parents involvement is often poor but there are the few who don't want to miss anything. The offered academic progrms are tough but fair and hopefully will prepare the students for college. It seems that those students who want to be involved and good students get over-whelmed and stress is a factor. They want to be involved in everything and to do well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2005

My children went to Smyer most of their academic career (beginning in the 1st grade). There were some amazing teachers that left great impressions on all of my kids. I could tell that the teachers really cared about their students. However, there was a negative side to going to such a small school. When my children entered college, they discovered that they were not as prepared as they would have liked to have been. This was not the teachers' faults, it was simply that they couldn't offer all of the classes that a larger school could.
—Submitted by a parent


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 86% in 2011.

22 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

22 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

21 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

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 85% in 2011.

32 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

32 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

31 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
68%
Social Studies

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%

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 89% in 2011.

18 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

18 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

21 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

21 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
96%
Social Studies

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
100%
Social Studies

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
85%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
85%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
59%
Social Studies

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
68%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
85%
Algebra II

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

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
73%
Biology I

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
72%
English I Writing

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
59%
English II Reading

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
100%
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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%
World History

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

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
18%
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 Students87%
Female100%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted86%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students63%
Female67%
Male61%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted62%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students80%
Female92%
Male72%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted79%
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 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
Bilingualn/a

Math

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
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students63%
Female54%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students63%
Female54%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted63%
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 Students61%
Female63%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted63%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students89%
Female86%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students94%
Female100%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students61%
Female57%
Male64%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant61%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted56%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students35%
Female38%
Male33%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Special educationn/a
Not special education36%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English35%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant35%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted32%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students71%
Female81%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant71%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted68%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students58%
Female69%
Male47%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted54%
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 Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted83%
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 Students77%
Female69%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students58%
Female50%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special educationn/a
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted54%
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 Students91%
Female82%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students90%
Female100%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
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 "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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 49% 52%
White 44% 29%
Two or more races 6% 2%
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%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 0%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

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