Dobie Middle School

Dobie Middle School serves 669 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to 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%.
Dobie Middle School operates within the Austin Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 669 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 669 students
Dobie Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Dobie Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dobie Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 14:1 14:1
Dobie Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Dobie Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
83%
50%
Dobie Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
12%
13%
Dobie Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
31%
Dobie Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dobie Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dobie 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.
0.30 0.99
Dobie Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
92%
44%
Dobie Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Dobie Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 87,549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Austin Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
122
4
Number of Students Managed 87,549 730
Austin Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,067 MM $9 MM
District Spending $1,112 MM $9 MM
Austin Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,785 $11,947
Austin Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,314 $12,666
Austin 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 Travis County Day School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Travis County Day School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harmony Science Academy - Austin (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Austin Harmony Science Academy - Austin
    Charter School
    930 East Rundberg
    Austin , TX , 78753
    (512)835-7900
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Austin Hart Elementary School
    8301 Furness
    Austin , TX , 78753
    (512)841-2100
    0.9  mi  |  966  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Austin Cedars International Academy
    Charter School
    8416 North Ih 35
    Austin , TX , 78753
    (512)419-1551
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Austin Barrington Elementary School
    400 Cooper Dr
    Austin , TX , 78753
    (512)414-2008
    1  mi  |  1118  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Austin Travis County Day School
    Alternative School
    8011 Cameron Rd
    Austin , TX , 78754
    (512)414-1700
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  8-11

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Austin, 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 0.05, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Austin is Wells Branch Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.