Kandy Stripe Academy

8701 Delilah Street, Houston, TX 77033
(713) 734-4909
3

(out of 10)

Charter Grades PK-5 356 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

71%
67%
76%
54%
65%
70%

State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

In 2013-2014, 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 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Houston Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
66%
74%
29%
65%
70%
74%
68%
73%

State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

In 2013-2014, 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 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Houston Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
68%
76%
48%
75%
79%
42%
67%
73%

State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

In 2013-2014, 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 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Houston Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Kandy Stripe Academy is a charter elementary school in Houston. The principal of Kandy Stripe Academy is CASSANDRA ANDERSON and can be contacted at cander12@houstonisd.org. 356 children attend Kandy Stripe Academy and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 0% of the Kandy Stripe Academy students are "limited in English proficiency." 74% of the 356 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 86% are paying reduced lunch prices. Kelso Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Dance
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 25%
Hispanic 5% 62%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.08%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.8%
White, non-Hispanic 0.2% 8%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 80%
Limited English proficiency 0% 30%
Economically disadvantaged 74% 80%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My children have attended Kandy Stripe since dry started school from the baby room. I loved this school and all the different activities that they had for the children and parents. However over the last two years things have changed drastically and not for the better. I don't know what's going on but the moral and the educational standards have drastically went down. I hope they change for the better and go back to being the great school they once where cause otherwise if not I'm going to have to take my boys out of the school.

  • (1 year ago)

    Check the test scores they speak for themselves.the kids are failling and all they do is smile asay we love our kidshere. Well if you love them so go the extra mile and put aides in the rooms help. The teachers are stressed and it shows in the way they interact with the kids always screaming. They are bullies behind your back.

  • (1 year ago)

    Children being passed and can't read. Helping children with testing! Children allowed to participate in sports and have not passed!

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is a great place for kids. Im very happy to get my child in here. Everyone is so nice here and they treat my child as one of there own. The curriculum is amazing and my child tells me everyday how much she loves her teacher. I recommend this school to anyone in the area.

  • (3 years ago)

    below average school. Teachers and principle very nice but students that are not smart enough to get into HISD or a problem at HISD usually attend this charter school.

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter has attended KSA since Pre-Kindergarden she is now in the 8th grade. Things have changed since she was in pre-k. There has been a lot of different teachers coming and going. I dont think that my child is learning enough she never brings home any homework. A lot of the teachers have there favorite students that they show favoritizm towards and that child and makes the other student feel like they are not as important as that child. This school is never organized and really dont care what or how the parents feel about how they run their school. Im glad that this is my childs last year and I hope to God when she goes to high school that she will be prepared!

  • (5 years ago)

    Kandy Stripe Academy is a very fun and educational school. All teachers have the same attitude with all students. I've been there for thirteen years i am in the 8th grade. Yes at times they can be very strict but only because they have to. I love Kandy Stripe and one day my children will attend Kandy Stripe Academy.

  • (6 years ago)

    Kandy Stripe Academy has excellent teachers and staff.They also have a positive principal and understanding in all ways

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter attends the school and she is not learning enough. It depends on the teacher that the student have.The school have some sorry teachers. They really don't seem like there care if the student gets it or not. There is a big turn around for the teachers. If you want your child to have a teacher that care and awesome teaching this is not the school.

  • (6 years ago)

    they have a big turn around in teachers i am not very sure of that and some of the staff have bad attitudes but the shool is very clean and i think they plkay a lot of favoritism and compotition with students if they like you then you will learn and be a winner if they do not like you then you will not be a winner so think about it not a healthy enviroment for the child could make the child have very low self esteem observe them before you enroll your children parents .

  • (7 years ago)

    I attended this school and all 3 children of my children attend/has attended this school. I enjoy the small classroom sizes and the attention that each child receives. Each of my kids started in the 'Just for 2's' and continued thru 8th grade.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter attends Kandy Stripe Academy she's 2 yrs old and loves it. She learns so many advanced concepts for a toddler it's amazing. I am proud that she attends this early childhood center and she will continue you until 8th grade.

  • (8 years ago)

    This is a great learning envirornment for all students as the teachers and staff take an active role in poviding the nurture and care for that young kids need. The students strive hard to reach academic goals while the teachers instill the knowledge and skills necessary for growth and development. I would highly recommend Kandy Stripe Academy for the love and care that each kid receives.

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter has attended Kandy Stripe Academy since she was 7 weeks of age. She is now in the 4th grade. She has excelled in her study's and has great pride for her school. The staff is a group of professional and very personable people. They truly care for the well being of each child. Because of their dedication to our children you will find that Kandy Stripe has a strong parent participation because of this atmosphere that is created at the school.

  • (9 years ago)

    Kandy Stripe is a very structured school with excellent teachers and staff. The number one priority are the children that attends this school. There goal is to educate and give each child what is needed to succeed in this world and to be able to attend a higher education status like attending college.

  • (10 years ago)

    Kandy Stripe Academy has been in existance for a number of years. The school began as a private school and although has now received public school funding the school maintains it's private school curriculum. There is a limited number of students in each classrom enabling each student to gain one-on-one attention. The teaches and staff show care and concern for the welfare for each of it's students.

  • (11 years ago)

    My daughter has been attending Kandy Stripe Academy since she was 15 months. Now she is in the 1st grade. I would like to thank the principal and the teachers. They have done a GREAT JOB.

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