School Details

Matthews Lrn Ctr/New Directions

417 North Akron Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79415
(806) 766-1533
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-12 207 students 13 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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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 2013
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

33%
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91%
26%
57%
62%
30%
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80%
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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 2013
  • Lubbock Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Matthews Lrn Ctr/New Directions is a public high school in Lubbock. The principal of Matthews Lrn Ctr/New Directions is CAROLYN THOMPSON, whose e-mail is ckthompson@lubbockisd.org. 207 students attend Matthews Lrn Ctr/New Directions and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Matthews Lrn Ctr/New Directions students have "limited English proficiency." 64% of the 207 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 47% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Matthews Lrn Ctr/New Directions is 13:1. Lubbock High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 8% 25%
Hispanic 73% 57%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 13%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.2%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47% 67%
Limited English proficiency 2% 3%
Economically disadvantaged 64% 58%

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