Betty Harwell Middle School

  • Betty Harwell Middle School serves 1,381 students in grades 6-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Betty Harwell Middle School's student population of 1,381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students1,381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Betty Harwell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Betty Harwell Middle School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5649 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Betty Harwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Betty Harwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Betty Harwell Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Betty Harwell Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Betty Harwell Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Betty Harwell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Scoren/a0.41
This chart display the diversity score of Betty Harwell Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Betty Harwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdinburg Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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