Betty Harwell Middle School

Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Betty Harwell Middle School serves 1,389 students in grades 6-9.
Betty Harwell Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

Betty Harwell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Betty Harwell Middle School's student population of 1,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students1,389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Rankings

Betty Harwell Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Betty Harwell Middle School is 0.00, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6535 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.000.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdinburg CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Betty Harwell Middle School is Elias Longoria Senior Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Edinburg Elias Longoria Senior Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 998 students
    0.0 miles
    411 N 8th St
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2486
    0 6-9 998
  • Edinburg Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    0.0 miles
    1801 E Freddy Gonzalez Dr
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2460
    0 PK-5 551
  • Edinburg Monte Cristo Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 732 students
    0.8 miles
    4010 N Doolittle Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2362
    0.8 PK-5 732
  • Edinburg Villarreal Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    0.8 miles
    4014 N Doolittle Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2377
    0.8 PK-5 644
  • Edinburg Idea Edinburg Academy Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 915 students
    1.1 miles
    2753 N Roegiers Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78541
    (956) 287-6100
    1.1 PK-5 915

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