Dobie Middle School

Dobie Middle School serves 677 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Dobie Middle School operates within the Austin Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 677 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 677 students
Dobie Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Dobie Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dobie Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Dobie Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Dobie Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
86%
51%
Dobie Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
10%
13%
Dobie Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
2%
30%
Dobie Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Dobie Middle School Two or more races (2011-2013)
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.
0.25 0.41
Dobie Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
53%
Dobie Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
2%
7%
Dobie Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 87,562 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Austin Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
3
Number of Students Managed 87,562 822
Austin Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,067 MM $9 MM
District Spending $1,112 MM $9 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Travis County Day School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Travis County Day School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harmony Science Academy - Austin (0.3 miles away)
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