Garland Mcmeans J High School

  • Garland Mcmeans J High School serves 1,108 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garland Mcmeans J High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Garland Mcmeans J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Garland Mcmeans J High School's student population of 1,108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garland Mcmeans J High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garland Mcmeans J High School is 0.69, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#698 out of 7953 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
26%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
45%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKaty Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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