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Shive Elementary School

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Posted September 16, 2009

It is a wonderful place for learning. The teachers are so creative.


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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 85% in 2011.

168 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

169 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

166 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

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 82% in 2011.

159 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

158 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

157 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
87%
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 Students77%
Female80%
Male74%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education38%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)89%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students85%
Female87%
Male84%
Black or African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education50%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)90%
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students86%
Female93%
Male79%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant85%
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

All Students92%
Female92%
Male93%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students94%
Female94%
Male95%
Black or African American81%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students89%
Female86%
Male93%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not 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 72% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
73%
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 77% in 2013.

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
63%
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 Students63%
Female62%
Male63%
Black or African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Special education83%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)59%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant63%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted59%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students55%
Female55%
Male56%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education29%
Not special education57%
Limited English proficient (LEP)63%
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant55%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted51%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students69%
Female69%
Male68%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Special education33%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
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

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Female82%
Male81%
Black or African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education40%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)94%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students92%
Female94%
Male89%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education50%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted91%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students79%
Female76%
Male82%
Black or African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education17%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted77%
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 "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
Hispanic 44% 52%
White 41% 29%
Black 10% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 10%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 5%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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  • JANA SCHWARZ
Fax number
  • (940) 552-5597

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3130 Bacon Street
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