General Information

MISSION STATEMENT

Our purpose, as the Spillane Learning Community, is to:

  • learn the curriculum
  • solve problems
  • think independently and critically
  • display good citizenship
  • respect others, and
  • take pride in our work and actions

Evidence of growth toward our commitments includes on-going:

  • assessments of student knowledge
  • evaluation of student products
  • dialogue and feedback
  • observation of interactions

To ensure student success, the Spillane Learning Community pledges to provide a system of support for each student.

CURRICULUM - MIDDLE SCHOOL

6TH GRADE

Requirements:

Reading
Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
World Cultures
Physical Education/Health

Electives:

Band, Orchestra, Choir 6, Theatre Arts 6, Art 6, or a 3-part rotation of Art, Music, Theatre Arts/Speech

7TH GRADE

Requirements:

Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Texas History
Physical Education/Athletics

Electives:

Art, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Theatre Arts, Professional Communications*, Reading, Spanish I* or IA*, Spanish for Native Speakers II*, French I* or IA*, Teen Leadership, Yearbook, Newspaper, Touch System Data Entry*, Career Portals: Family & Consumer Sciences, Concepts of Engineering & Technology*, and Principals of Manufacturing*

8TH GRADE

Requirements:

Language Arts
Mathematics (either 8th-grade math or Algebra I*)
Science
U.S. History
Physical Education/Athletics

Electives:

Art, Art I, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Theatre Arts, Professional Communications*, Reading, Spanish I* or IB*, Spanish II*, Spanish for Native Speakers II* or IIIK-IVAP*, French I*, IB*, French II*, Exploring Foods and Fabrics, Technology Education, Introduction to Web Mastering, Introduction to Computer Science, Teen Leadership, Yearbook, Newspaper, Touch System Data Entry*, Business Information Management I*, Principles of Human Services and Hospitality/Tourism*, Career Portals: Family & Consumer Sciences*, Concepts of Engineering & Technology*, and Principles of Manufacturing

* High school credit will be awarded for the courses indicated. Students must qualify before enrolling.

ENROLLMENT

1533 students as of September 15, 2018

DEMOGRAPHICS

(as indicated in the 2018 - 19 AEIS Report)

AFRICAN AMERICAN - 10.3%
HISPANIC - 24.4%
WHITE - 48.9%
NATIVE AMERICAN - 0.1%
ASIAN - 12.9%
PACIFIC ISLANDER - 0.2%
TWO OR MORE RACES - 3.2%
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED - 22.6%

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