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Douglas Intermediate School

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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 82% in 2011.

296 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

296 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

302 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
89%
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%
Female92%
Male88%
Black or African American97%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education50%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students91%
Female93%
Male88%
Black or African American90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education56%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
Black or African American87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education60%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
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 77% in 2013.

313 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

312 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

310 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
77%
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 Students77%
Female78%
Male75%
Black or African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education24%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingual59%

Math

All Students65%
Female63%
Male67%
Black or African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education17%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)49%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingual59%

Science

All Students65%
Female61%
Male69%
Black or African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education14%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)47%
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted64%
Bilingual56%
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 "Recognized".
  • 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

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
White 55% 29%
Hispanic 27% 52%
Black 13% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 16%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 5%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • HOLLY FOLMAR
Fax number
  • (903) 439-1181

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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631 Connally Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Phone: (903) 885-4516

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