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Naomi Pasemann Elementary School

Public | 1-3 | 670 students

 

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Posted August 26, 2013

I chose to relocate to Taylor from Richardson,Tx over the summer so that I could be in a small town in the central Tx area. I heard this school was bad, but I thought no...can't be that bad. Well today was the first day of school and it was indeed that bad. Teachers standing around just yapping to one another not trying to assist parents. Un-organized. Just utter chaos. Taylor needs to give its taxpayers a refund for stupidly selling them on the idea of building one elementary school for this town. Twelve 2nd grade classes in this school?? Come on.... I took my kid to school and debated the entire day if the school was worth it. We are bailing. Taylor only has this one elementary school, so if you are thinking about moving to this town, re-think it. I would say bypass it. It's just a bad design of a school. It doesn't seem like it's ran well either. I had a short conversation with the principal, and it sounded to me as if she discouraged parental involvement in favor of hoping to divert more effort to control the chaos. Taylor needs at least two more elementary schools. What a waste of taxpayer money/bond money. Three ladies in the front office are helpful though.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2005

Pasemann is a very nice school! The teachers are very friendly and do what they can to help the students and parents. The PTO always puts on nice events for children to enjoy. Taylor is lucky to have this school.
—Submitted by a teacher


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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

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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

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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 79% in 2013.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

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n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

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

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Female84%
Male81%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education71%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English82%
Migrant67%
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students63%
Female59%
Male67%
Black or African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education67%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English64%
Migrant33%
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted61%
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

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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
Hispanic 62% 52%
White 26% 29%
Black 10% 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) 20%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 18%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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  • JENNIFER PATSCHKE
Fax number
  • (512) 365-2280

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2809 N Dr
Taylor, TX 76574
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