• CISD Schools Receive Top Ratings

    The non-profit organization Children at Risk, in Houston, recently released its 2010 rankings of greater Dallas schools. The North Texas rankings include 170 high schools, 309 middle schools and 769 elementary schools in nine counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Rockwall and Tarrant. Five CISD schools placed in the top 25 of their respective categories. Coppell High School is ranked 11th out of area high schools and, CMS West, East, and North placed 11th, 14th, and 21st respectively. Cottonwood Creek Elementary was ranked 22nd in the elementary school category.

    The data used for these rankings was obtained from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and is reported for the 2008-2009 school year. Children at Risk used up to 14 criteria for measuring schools, including TAKS data, graduation rates, average class size and attendance rates. Click here to view the ranking variables and methodology.

     

    Greater Dallas Ranking

    Statewide Ranking

    Coppell High School

    11

    31

    Coppell Middle School East

    14

    25

    Coppell Middle School North

    21

    44

    Coppell Middle School West

    11

    21

    Austin Elementary

    200

    651

    Cottonwood Creek Elementary

    22

    42

    Denton Creek Elementary

    26

    62

    Lakeside Elementary

    38

    95

    Mockingbird Elementary

    65

    175

    Pinkerton Elementary

    113

    307

    Town Center Elementary

    89

    234

    Valley Ranch Elementary

    43

    106

    Wilson Elementary

    67

    180

    *Note: Schools were not included in the rankings if they were newer campuses or had incomplete data for any reason. Also, high schools that are not traditional 9th-12th grade campuses are not included.

    Click here to view the complete results for elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. Also, for additional information, visit http://www.childrenatrisk.org/.