In 2010, the Alief ISD District spent $8,238 per student. In 2010 the district spent 63% on instruction, 31% on support services, and 6% on other services.
Kerr High School is a advanced learning school. The way the teachers teach is kind of college based so it can be hard to adjust to it. I think that if you want to go to Kerr you need to be prepared to work 100 times harder. ( note: this is not an exargeration!) so if you as a student or your kid is failing some classes after being A B students it's normal.
I am a parent of a 10th grader at Kerr. I am concerned about the transition from middle school to high school. My daughter was an honor roll student when she left 8th grade. She has been struggling to catch up since she enrolled at Kerr. She is so upset about it as well as I . My daughter has had tutoring and counseling,I have spoken to the principle; I believe that there needs to be better systems in place to follow the newly enrolled students entering the 9th grade. There are a lot of freedoms they are not use to. I believe my daughter still needs some lecture. I cannot stand to see my daughter struggle anymore, her grades have suffered and she is not happy right now. I will transfer her to another school very soon. Please do not take this lightly, there may be other students experiencing the same things.
The TAKS is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in Grades 3 through 9 in reading, in Grades 4 and 7 in writing, and in Grades 10 and 11 in English language arts. Math skills are assessed in Grades 3 through 11, and students are assessed in Grades 5, 8, 10, and 11 in science, and in Grades 8, 10, and 11 in social studies.How is it Scored?
Students receive one of two ratings: met standard or commended performance. The goal is for all students to meet the state standard. Students must pass the TAKS tests in grades 3, 5, and 8 in order to be promoted to the next grade, and in grade 11 in order to graduate from high school.
The ACT is a national college admissions test used to assess student performance in high school curriculum areas.Which Grades and Subjects?
The ACT Composite score is an average of English, math, reading, and science scores. The scores reported are for 12th grade students who have taken the test in grades 10, 11 or 12.How is it Scored?
ACT scores range from a low score of 1 to a high score of 36.
Information provided by the College of William and Mary and the Minnesota Population Center. Data is from 2009-2010 school year. School Attendance Boundary Information System (SABINS): Version 1.0. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota 2011.
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