Berry Middle School

2675 Bear Dr
Mesquite, TX 75181
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 608 students in grades 6-8, Berry Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Berry Middle School's student population of 608 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Berry Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Berry Middle School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4154 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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44%
41%
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45%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
53%
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Black
44%
13%
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White
8%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Berry Middle School's ranking?
Berry Middle School is ranked #4154 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Berry Middle School often compared to?
Berry Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dr Don Woolley Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Berry Middle School?
608 students attend Berry Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Berry Middle School students are Black, 44% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Berry Middle School?
Berry Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Berry Middle School offer ?
Berry Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Berry Middle School part of?
Berry Middle School is part of Mesquite ISD School District.

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5   9/1/2016
I just wanted to no what the dress code is?
- Posted by Parent - thomp

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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