Crosby Independent School District

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Crosby Independent School District is a public school district based in Crosby—an unincorporated area of northeastern Harris County, Texas (USA) within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.

The district also serves very small portions of the city of Houston.

According to Texas Education Agency AEIS report in 2007-2008 Crosby ISD served 4,855 students. 21% were African American, 22.2% Hispanic, 56.1% Caucasian, 0.3% Native American, and 0.4% Asian.

For 2013 Crosby Independent School District had the highest school district tax rate in Harris County, Texas at $1.67 per $100 valuation.

In 2014, Niche.com gave Crosby High School a rating of "C-" and indicated that 72% of other Texas high schools performed better on standardized tests.[1]

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[2]

District administration[edit]

Superintendent[edit]

Dr. Keith Moore (2010-)

Schools[edit]

Secondary schools[edit]

AAAAA or '5A'

Crosby High School is located off FM 2100 in Crosby, Texas, approximately 35 miles northeast of downtown Houston. The building was renovated in 2005, including the addition of two new wings and a second story. Current administration includes Mr. Perkins, Mrs. Patricia Franta, Ms. Mary Jenkins, Mr. Dayne Robins, and Dr. Cap Roder. In 2016 it was made a new building.[3]

Middle schools[edit]

  • Crosby Middle School

Crosby Middle School is located off FM 2100 behind Crosby High School and the Cougar Stadium in Crosby, Texas, which is approximately 35 miles northeast of downtown Houston. The middle school currently serves almost 800 students in the seventh and eighth grade. Crosby Middle School is currently ranked as "Academically Acceptable" under the TEA Accountability ratings (See p. 11)[4] as of the 2008-2009 school year. Despite occasional drops, the middle school has had an overall trend of increases in test scores since 2004.

TAKS: All Students Meeting Standards

Year Reading Writing Social Studies Mathematics Science
2004[5] 86% 93% 77% (^ #) 64% (! #) --
2005[6] 81% (#) 86% 80% 56% (! #) --
2006[7] 84% 94% 73% (^ #) 73% (^ #) --
2007[8] 88% 91% 88% 77% (#) --
2008[9] 93% 93% 87% 78% (* #) 73% (* #)

!: The overall score did not meet the 65% floor for "Recognized" ranking.

^: While the overall score was above 65%, one or more sub-populations did not meet the 70% floor for "Recognized" ranking.

*: While the overall score was above 70%, one or more sub-populations did not meet the 65% floor for "Recognized" ranking.

#: All sub-populations met the 70% floor for "Recognized" ranking, but one or more sub-populations did not meet Required Improvement also required for "Recognized" ranking.

The middle school celebrated its 25th anniversary in the 2007-2008 school year. The building was renovated in 2005 and has had ongoing renovations since then. One of the most recent additions is the memorial garden on the bus porch created as a service project by LOTC (JROTC). The current principal is Mr. Dustin Bromley. [1]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Drew Elementary School (1-5)
  • Newport Elementary School (1-5)
  • Barrett Elementary School (1-5)
  • Crosby Elementary School (1-5)
  • Crosby Kindergarten (Kindergarten)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Explore Crosby High School". 
  2. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. 
  3. ^ http://www.crosbyisd.org/schools/CHS/chsemail_list.htm
  4. ^ http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/perfreport/account/2009/manual/ch04.pdf
  5. ^ http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/cgi/sas/broker?_service=marykay&_program=perfrept.perfmast.sas&prgopt=2004/acct/camptabl.sas&ptype=H&year4=2004&search=campback&year2=04&topic=acct&gifname=g_datatable2004campus&title=Accountability%20Data%20Table&level=Campus&campback=101906042
  6. ^ http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/cgi/sas/broker?_service=marykay&_program=perfrept.perfmast.sas&prgopt=2005/acct/camptabl.sas&ptype=H&year4=2005&search=campback&year2=05&topic=acct&gifname=g_datatable2005campus&title=Accountability%20Data%20Table&level=Campus&campback=101906042
  7. ^ http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/cgi/sas/broker?_service=marykay&_program=perfrept.perfmast.sas&prgopt=2006/acct/camptabl2.sas&ptype=H&year4=2006&search=campback&year2=06&topic=acct&gifname=g_datatable2006campus&title=Accountability%20Data%20Table&level=Campus&campback=101906042
  8. ^ http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/cgi/sas/broker?_service=marykay&_program=perfrept.perfmast.sas&prgopt=2007/acct/camptabl2.sas&ptype=H&year4=2007&search=campback&year2=07&topic=acct&gifname=g_datatable2007campus&title=Accountability%20Data%20Table&level=Campus&campback=101906042
  9. ^ http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/cgi/sas/broker?_service=marykay&_program=perfrept.perfmast.sas&prgopt=2008/acct/camptabl2.sas&ptype=H&year4=2008&search=campback&year2=08&topic=acct&gifname=g_datatable2008campus&title=Accountability%20Data%20Table&level=Campus&campback=101906042

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