Cooper Junior High School (Closed 2021)

Cooper Junior High School serves 339 students in grades 7-8. 
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (TX)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Cooper Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
28%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Cooper Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Cooper Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
70%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Cooper Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cooper Junior High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.44
This chart displays the diversity score of Cooper Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cooper Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cooper Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Cooper Junior High School?
339 students attend Cooper Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Cooper Junior High School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cooper Junior High School?
Cooper Junior High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cooper Junior High School offer ?
Cooper Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Cooper Junior High School part of?
Cooper Junior High School is part of Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District.

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