Irons Middle School

5214 79th St
Lubbock, TX 79424
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Irons Middle School serves 617 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Irons Middle School's student population of 617 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Irons Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Irons Middle School is 0.60, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3705 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
42%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
47%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLubbock Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Irons Middle School is Coronado High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heritage Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whiteside Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lubbock Whiteside Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    0.3 miles
    7508 Albany
    Lubbock, TX 79424
    (806) 219-7300
    0.3 PK-5 562
  • Lubbock Smith Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 656 students
    0.8 miles
    8707 Dover
    Lubbock, TX 79424
    (806) 219-6800
    0.8 PK-5 656
  • Wolfforth Crestview Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    1.3 miles
    6020 81st St
    Wolfforth, TX 79382
    (806) 794-3661
    1.3 PK-5 575
  • Lubbock Lubbock-cooper West Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 755 students
    1.4 miles
    10101 Fulton Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79424
    (806) 776-0700
    1.4 PK-5 755
  • Lubbock Williams Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 417 students
    1.4 miles
    4812 58 St
    Lubbock, TX 79414
    (806) 219-7400
    1.4 PK-5 417

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