4 Parent Reviews for Barbara Jordan Elementary School
I did registration kindergarten for my daugther name is: Lauren Cai sine that day , I not rec, any from your school. Please email to if you have any news from school Thank you I am Lauren's parents
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Posted by a parent on 05/20/13
i think tihs school is great!!!!!this is my sons first year of school and he hates to leave your school. he wants to go to school everyday, which lets me furthur know that my child is learning.they have only been in school for 2 to 3 weeks and he seems to be doing very well and i want to especially thank
... Read more mrs. session. my son loves her and i really like her too. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/07/06
This is not a good school in my opinion. When my son was in the 4th grade he failed the TAKS test and had to go to summer school. I did not let him complete the summer session because he said all they were doing was eating doughnuts and playing games. So I went to registration and they had promoted
... Read more him to the 5th grade. So dumb me I let him go and he failed the TAKS tests again and they still want to promote him (so much for the NCLB act). So this year he is going to go to a charter school and remain in the 5th grade. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/03/05
I had to transfer my child from this school. she was basically going over the same information she learned in a private pre-school. when i asked about testing to see if she could be moved up, i was given the run around.
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School Profile for Barbara Jordan Elementary School
TAKS* Test Scores
Test Year: 2011
Barbara Jordan Elementary School
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS 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 grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Dallas schools — Barbara Jordan Elementary School is located at 1111 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas TX 75224. 1111 W Kiest Blvd is in the 75224 ZIP code in Dallas, TX The school district for Barbara Jordan Elementary School is the Dallas Isd. Barbara Jordan Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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