Cavazos Middle School

Cavazos Middle School serves 634 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Cavazos Middle School operates within the Lubbock Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 634 students
Cavazos Middle School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Cavazos Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Cavazos Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Cavazos Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
91%
50%
Cavazos Middle School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
4%
13%
Cavazos Middle School Black (2007-2012)
White
3%
31%
Cavazos Middle School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cavazos Middle School Sch Ethnicity Cavazos Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.99
Cavazos Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
80%
44%
Cavazos Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Cavazos Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,070 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Lubbock Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
4
Number of Students Managed 32,070 730
Lubbock Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $258 MM $9 MM
District Spending $248 MM $9 MM
Lubbock Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,914 $11,947
Lubbock Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,555 $12,666
Lubbock Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Matthews Lrn Ctr/new Directions High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Canyon Lakes (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcwhorter Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lubbock Matthews Lrn Ctr/new Directions High School
    Alternative School
    417 North Akron
    Lubbock , TX , 79415
    (806)766-1533
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  202  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Lubbock Mcwhorter Elementary School
    2711 First
    Lubbock , TX , 79415
    (806)766-1799
    0.4  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lubbock Jackson Elementary School
    201 Vernon
    Lubbock , TX , 79415
    (806)766-1766
    0.4  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lubbock Canyon Lakes
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    2402 Canyon Lakes Dr
    Lubbock , TX , 79415
    (806)762-5782
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  2-11
  • Lubbock Wolffarth Elementary School
    3202 Erskine
    Lubbock , TX , 79415
    (806)766-1899
    0.9  mi  |  433  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Lubbock, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Lubbock is Canyon Lakes. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.