Five Oaks (Closed 2012)
Five Oaks served 15 students in grades 3-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 84%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥50% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 88%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 65% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education
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