5214 79th St
Lubbock, TX 79424
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Irons Middle School serves 920 students in grades 6-8.
Irons Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 920 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Irons Middle School's student population of 920 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
920 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Irons Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Irons Middle School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2893 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
54%
53%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
30%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 920 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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