School Details

High Pointe Elementary School

1351 High Pointe Lane, Cedar Hill, TX 75104
(972) 291-7874
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 566 students 17 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

60%
76%
79%
62%
63%
69%
60%
76%
79%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Cedar Hill Isd average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
65%
72%
52%
59%
68%
63%
65%
72%
62%
68%
71%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Cedar Hill Isd average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

High Pointe Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cedar Hill. The principal of High Pointe Elementary School is JOYCELYN SMITH and can be contacted at joycelyn.smith@chisd.net. 566 students attend High Pointe Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 5% of the High Pointe Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 57% of the 566 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 77% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at High Pointe Elementary School is 17:1. Life School Cedar Hill is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 67% 66%
Multiracial 3% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 0.2%
Hispanic 14% 23%
White, non-Hispanic 14% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 68%
Limited English proficiency 5% 6%
Economically disadvantaged 57% 49%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    My children attended High Pointe the past 2 years and have done extremely well. With few exceptions the teachers are excellent and the administrators are outstanding. We believe that everyone at the school cared about our children and their success.

  • (11 months ago)

    My daughter has just completed two years at High Pointe and wll enter the 2nd grade this fall. I love this school an feel the curriculum is a step above a lot of the other school districts. You definitely will not have 100% participation from all parents but the parents showed up at the programs I attended. I can't make all o the programs because of my work schedule and the traffic I endure each day. I love the school and Mr. Johnson the Assistant Principal has been a guest speaker at youth events at my church several times. No schooll is perfect

  • (1 year ago)

    High Pointe is a very good school. During my time there with my students I learned just how much effort is shown by the principal and faculty to make it a good environment. The students are being taught by leaders in the field. My children still talk about the great teachers they had!

  • (2 years ago)

    This year was my son's first and only year to be in this school as we were highly dissatisfied with the overall quality of his education. The district in general only cares about one thing test scores. Students are given test after test after test in high pressure situations... common assessments formative assessments sumative assessments mock STAAR tests and on and on. Classes had so many students in each that it was hard for teachers to be able to give individualized attention to students. Teachers seemed frazzled with the overload of work given to them. The PTA did try hard and I saw them plan many activities for students.

  • (3 years ago)

    Great school despite the changes that the state of Texas has caused in all public schools. This will be my son's last year at this campus and I will definitely miss it!

  • (4 years ago)

    My child just finished his first year at HP. He was a transfer from private school. He nor the curriculum never missed a beat. Sure I miss the extravagant Christmas program at the private school but other than Chapel and that there was truly little difference. I do wish the parents would be more involved and that the district would make more things mandatory not optional. The teachers staff and principal love the kids and that is most important. The opportunities are there for your child to be involved and excel its up to you to make it happen!

  • (5 years ago)

    We were highly dissatisfied with the academics at this school. The focus seemed to be on helping the struggling students 'get by' with no concern for encouraging the growth and academic excellence of those students who could achieve higher than 'average'.

  • (6 years ago)

    Student behavior is very poor and teachers do not all seem to have control of classes. Other reviewers were correct that there is a lack of parental involvement which maybe the biggest influence on the behavior issues. Overall the principal does a good job and is motivated.

  • (6 years ago)

    My child has attended this school since 1st grade and is now a 3rd grader. I have been very pleased with my childs teachers she has had. I love that she is being challenged and encouraged to excell. The administration is wonderful. I was told that I should look for another school for my child and not send her there by a friend. I am so glad and blessed that the education she is receiving at HP has been tops that our experience was not what my friend told me it would be. Kudos to the students and staff at HP!

  • (7 years ago)

    My son attended this school for 2 years before moving on to intermediate school. Overall its a good school and is organized but parental involvement is crucial. This school could be great if parents made themselves more visible in school activities PTA.

  • (7 years ago)

    Overall there is a lack of parent involvement in this school. There is some but if a higher percentage of parents were more involved with the school activities and the PTA this school and its students would benefit immensely. If your child attends this school and you are not put in as much effort as they are do more now before it's too late.

  • (9 years ago)

    The children's behavior at this school & other schools in Cedar Hill is out of control. I subbed here for two years & saw first hand all the discipline problems. They need a strict principal to lay down the law and follow through with consequences! Also the decrease in Taks scores over the years speaks for itself.

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Overall score

(based on 15 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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