NCEA recognizes higher performing schools

October 26, 2011

Oct. 26, 2011— Thirteen CFISD schools have been recognized by the National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA) as Higher Performing Schools in Texas.

NCEA used two measures in the analysis for this recognition: above-predicted growth based on a value-added analysis or an above-predicted percentage of continuously enrolled students scoring at the commended level on the 2009-2011 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS).

Since 1995, NCEA (formerly Just for the Kids) has provided K-12 educators, policymakers and the public at large with important information regarding student achievement relative to college and career readiness.

The following schools, listed with their respective indicators, were recognized as Higher Performing Schools:

High Schools

  • Cy-Fair – Social Studies (growth);
  • Cypress Ranch – Reading (growth);
  • Cypress Woods – Social Studies (commended and growth); and
  • Jersey Village – Social Studies (commended and growth).
Middle Schools
  • Goodson – Science (growth); and
  • Hamilton – Science (commended) and Social Studies (commended and growth).
Elementary Schools
  • Black – Science (growth);
  • Hamilton – Math (commended), Science (commended and growth) and Writing (commended and growth);
  • Lee – Math (commended);
  • Millsap – Science (growth);
  • Moore – Science (commended and growth);
  • Sampson – Math (commended and growth) and Science (commended); and
  • Willbern – Math (commended).

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