Harry S Truman Middle School

  • Harry S Truman Middle School serves 575 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (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 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harry S Truman 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Harry S Truman Middle School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harry S Truman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harry S Truman Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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#4900 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
51%
52%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
15%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harry S Truman Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.650.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harry S Truman Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Prairie ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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