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Wylie East High School

Public | 9-12 | 1734 students

 
 

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Posted September 16, 2009

Awesome teachers! Awesome programs!
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Posted August 2, 2008

Excellet facility and faculity.Very concerned with student success.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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.

434 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

431 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

360 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2011.

352 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2011.

353 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
85%
Social Studies

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

353 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
99%
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.

376 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

381 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 95% in 2013.

378 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
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.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students98%
Female100%
Male96%
Black or African American96%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Math

All Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Black or African American85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special education63%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students97%
Female96%
Male98%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female100%
Male99%
Black or African American98%
Asiann/a
Hispanic99%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged99%
Special education94%
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 "Exemplary".

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.

381 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%
Algebra II

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

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
81%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

452 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
93%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

354 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

472 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%
English I Writing

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

499 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
70%
English II Reading

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

390 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

390 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

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

263 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

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.

470 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%
World History

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

379 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
36%
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 Students85%
Female84%
Male85%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education39%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English86%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
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/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Biology I

All Students96%
Female97%
Male94%
Black or African American98%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial95%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education91%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)70%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted95%
Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Students93%
Female93%
Male92%
Black or African American91%
Asian88%
Hispanic95%
Multiracial75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education67%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted92%
Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

All Students78%
Female83%
Male74%
Black or African American70%
Asian89%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial76%
American Indian or Alaska Native71%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education32%
Not special education80%
Limited English proficient (LEP)28%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingualn/a

English I Writing

All Students59%
Female68%
Male51%
Black or African American46%
Asian78%
Hispanic55%
Multiracial50%
American Indian or Alaska Native43%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education14%
Not special education62%
Limited English proficient (LEP)17%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted56%
Bilingualn/a

English II Reading

All Students89%
Female90%
Male87%
Black or African American83%
Asian90%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education71%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)43%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

All Students62%
Female61%
Male62%
Black or African American35%
Asian60%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial38%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education18%
Not special education64%
Limited English proficient (LEP)29%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented96%
Non-Gifted57%
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 Students54%
Female65%
Male43%
Black or African American32%
Asian71%
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Special educationn/a
Not special education54%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant54%
Gifted/talented82%
Non-Gifted51%

Geometry

All Students92%
Female93%
Male92%
Black or African American84%
Asian91%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education63%
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted91%
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 Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education59%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)55%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
Bilingualn/a

World History

All Students87%
Female81%
Male93%
Black or African American82%
Asian88%
Hispanic85%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education70%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
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
White 59% 29%
Hispanic 23% 52%
Black 12% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 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 2%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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3000 Wylie East Drive
Wylie, TX 75098
Phone: (972) 429-3150

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