Latina/o students' math and reading Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test scores improve when urban schools increase operating expenditures, decrease student-teacher ratios and increase the number of bilingual certified teachers, says a recent study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.
The University of Texas Elementary School enters its seventh year of operation under the title of "Exemplary," based on its spring 2009 scores on the Texas Academic Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) tests. UT Elementary joins Austin ISD's Blanton and Ortega elementary schools as the only east Austin schools with this rating.
UT Elementary School’s First Class of Fifth Graders Graduating Amid “Exemplary” Status Following TAKS Tests
The University of Texas Elementary School's fifth graders will attend their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m., at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd.