Bill Arnold Middle School (Closed 2013)

  • Bill Arnold Middle School served 1,068 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 73% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 83%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 81% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 88%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,068 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Bill Arnold Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)
73%
83%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)
81%
88%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bill Arnold 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
76%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bill Arnold Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
14%
13%
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White
7%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bill Arnold Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bill Arnold Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Prairie Independent School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Bill Arnold Middle School is Ywla At Bill Arnold (0.1 miles away)
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