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Brazos High School

Public | 9-12 | 238 students

 
 

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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 89% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

62 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

59 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

59 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Social Studies

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

59 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

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

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Social Studies

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students98%
Female96%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students98%
Female96%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students98%
Female96%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students98%
Female96%
Male100%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
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 "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

Algebra I

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
80%
Algebra II

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

10 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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
67%
English I Writing

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
56%
English II Reading

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

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
12%
English III Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
12%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
86%
World History

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

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

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 Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black or African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education60%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant80%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Male100%
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 disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students82%
Female86%
Male78%
Black or African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education60%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted81%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students69%
Female89%
Male52%
Black or African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special educationn/a
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students56%
Female63%
Male51%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special education0%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted55%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students45%
Female53%
Male40%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Special education0%
Not special education49%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted44%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students77%
Female77%
Male77%
Black or African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students38%
Female50%
Male26%
Black or African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Special educationn/a
Not special education39%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted38%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

Geometry

All Students83%
Female87%
Male79%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted82%
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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-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
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Giftedn/a

World Geography

All Students78%
Female80%
Male76%
Black or African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education33%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students53%
Female52%
Male55%
Black or African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Special educationn/a
Not special education55%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English55%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant53%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted53%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 50% 52%
White 37% 29%
Black 11% 13%
Two or more races 2% 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) 3%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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