School Details

Wills Point J High School

200 Tiger Drive, Wills Point, TX 75169
(903) 873-4924
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 373 students 13 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

60%
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75%
57%
57%
67%
50%
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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
  • Wills Point Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
73%
83%
59%
59%
79%
64%
64%
71%
63%
63%
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
  • Wills Point Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
70%
81%

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
  • Wills Point Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Wills Point J High School is a public middle school in Wills Point. The principal of Wills Point J High School is LARRY LEWIS and can be contacted at larry.lewis@wpisd.com. 373 children attend Wills Point J High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 4% of the Wills Point J High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 45% of the 373 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 70% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Wills Point J High School is 13:1. Wills Point Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 71% 69%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Hispanic 18% 21%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70% 67%
Limited English proficiency 4% 6%
Economically disadvantaged 45% 53%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Wills Point Junior High is changing the way students are educated in Wills Point. Every student has access to a laptop. The campus is organized so that 7th and 8th grade students are located in different parts of the building. The teachers are great. High levels of student engagement are expected.

  • (1 year ago)

    Wills Point Junior High is up and coming! Every student has access to a laptop! The technology available to students to use the classroom is awesome for my kids!

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