ProPublica analyzed federal education data from the 2009-2010 school year to examine whether states provide high-poverty schools equal access to advanced courses and special programs that researchers say will help them later in life. This is the first nationwide picture of exactly which courses are being taken at which schools and districts across the country. More than three-quarters of all public school children are represented. Read our story and our methodology.
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Pine Tree Middle School
600 PT PKWY, LONGVIEW, TEXAS, 75604 | Grades 5-6
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Pine Tree Middle School, part of the Pine Tree ISD, is located in Longview, Texas. The school reports enrolling 715 students in grades five and six, and it has 46 teachers on staff.
ProPublica's analysis found that all too often, states and schools provide poor students fewer educational programs like Advanced Placement, gifted and talented programs, and advanced math and science classes. Studies have linked participation in these programs with better outcomes later in life. Our analysis uses free and reduced-price lunch to estimate poverty at schools. We based our findings on the most comprehensive data set of access to advanced classes and special programs in U.S. public schools — known as the Civil Rights Data Set— released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
The school hasn't reported or may not have a gifted and talented program.
Price T Young Middle School, in Marshall, Texas, is a higher-poverty school than Pine Tree Middle School, with 97 percent of its students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. The school enrolls 31 percent of students in the gifted and talented program.
These data points were reported by schools and districts to the Office for Civil Rights. For more information about the data, see our full methodology.
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