School Details

Irvin High School

9465 Roanoke Dr, El Paso, TX 79924
(915) 587-3500
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1662 students 15 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. 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 grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • El Paso Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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TX00194

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  • This school in 2013
  • El Paso Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Irvin High School is a public high school in El Paso. The principal of Irvin High School is Mr Luis C Loya, who can be contacted at irvin@episd.org. 1,662 students go to Irvin High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 17% of the Irvin High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 83% of the 1,662 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 83% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Irvin High School is 15:1. Northeast Christian Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 89% 81%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 5% 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Asian 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 68%
Limited English proficiency 17% 29%
Economically disadvantaged 83% 68%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Irvin is an amazing school that has wonderful students and staff. Despite all the bad rumors Irvin is a great place to learn and to teach. I love it there and im glad im studying there.

  • (5 years ago)

    Irvin has done so much to improve the academic success of students.

  • (7 years ago)

    Irvin HS does a tremendous job with getting the students involved and keeping them involved. The principal has an excellent relationship with the students which helps in making the students feel wanted and appreciated at Irvin. Irvin has gone through some dramatic changes over the years and it is now truly a blue collar school which makes getting parental involvement somewhat harder than other high schools in the community. Despite the lack of parental involvement the students come to realize the importance of being involved with their school and community and work very hard in instilling Rocket pride throughout the entire student body. Their are excellent teachers and administrators at Irvin and the AVID program provides many students with the learning tools needed for continuing their education at the next level.

  • (10 years ago)

    Irvin High School needs more money better teachers and better safety.

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Overall score

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  • Principal leadership
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