Talkington School For Young Women

415 North Ivory Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 766-1744
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-12 398 students 16 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

95%
68%
77%
90%
67%
79%

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
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
68%
75%
78%
58%
67%
86%
62%
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
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
78%
83%
68%
59%
79%
94%
61%
71%
95%
56%
62%

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
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
92%
95%
94%
79%
89%
100%
90%
95%
100%
97%
98%

Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
71%
81%
100%
86%
91%
95%
57%
62%
93%
61%
66%
100%
93%
92%

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
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Talkington School For Young Women is a public high school in Lubbock. The principal of Talkington School For Young Women is BERTA FOGERSON, whose e-mail is bfogerson@lubbockisd.org. 398 children attend Talkington School For Young Women and identify mostly as Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 58% of the 398 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Talkington School For Young Women is 16:1. Estacado High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 47% 57%
Multiracial 4% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 33% 25%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 13%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58% 67%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Good school for my older daughter and she loves music and hard work and better behave more and learn of hard and changelle

  • (2 years ago)

    Great academics and faculty. Outstanding principal. Everyone is dedicated to students learning and well being by providing unique opportunities to learn grow and develop.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is definitely a top middle school!. Not only academic expectations are high but the teachers staff and the principal are outstanding at this school. They truly care about the girls and push them to excel while providing a nurturing and unsurpassed learning environment and opportunities.

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