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Whitney 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 89% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

105 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

106 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
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.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

107 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 87% in 2011.

109 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students88%
Female91%
Male84%
Black or African American83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education20%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students86%
Female87%
Male84%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)88%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
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 Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education83%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students79%
Female79%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education57%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students85%
Female90%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education71%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
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 Students89%
Female87%
Male92%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students89%
Female90%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special educationn/a
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students83%
Female80%
Male88%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education40%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant83%
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 79% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
49%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
74%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%
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 Students79%
Female80%
Male78%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Special educationn/a
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted78%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students75%
Female65%
Male84%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted73%
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 Students69%
Female73%
Male65%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education44%
Not special education71%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant69%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted66%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students47%
Female44%
Male50%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Special education30%
Not special education48%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant47%
Gifted/talented92%
Not Gifted42%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students59%
Female66%
Male51%
Black or African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special education22%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant59%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted55%
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 Students75%
Female73%
Male76%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students75%
Female73%
Male77%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted73%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students68%
Female67%
Male69%
Black or African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Special education11%
Not special education73%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant68%
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

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

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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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 75% 29%
Hispanic 17% 52%
Black 4% 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) 5%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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School Leader's name
  • RUSSELL GAUER
Fax number
  • (254) 694-7029

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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P O Box 518
Whitney, TX 76692
Phone: (254) 694-7303

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