The Science Academy of South Texas Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Geometry 3.4 3.0 3.0
Reading 3.1 2.8 2.5

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test.

Total Students Tested 226
Unsatisfactory 19%
Satisfactory 57%
Advanced 24%

Geometry Proficiency Distribution

Geometry proficiency is determined by student results on the school's State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test.

Total Students Tested 93
Unsatisfactory 15%
Satisfactory 26%
Advanced 59%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 91.6
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 48.9

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 71.6
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 81.0
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -9.4
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students 41.7

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 91.7
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 100%
Participant Passing Rate 74%
Exams Per Test Taker 7.9
Exam Pass Rate 39%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 89%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 4.2

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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