James Garland Walsh Middle School

3850 Walsh Ranch Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78681
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
James Garland Walsh Middle School serves 1,210 students in grades 6-8.
James Garland Walsh Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,210 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

James Garland Walsh Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

James Garland Walsh Middle School's student population of 1,210 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,210 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

James Garland Walsh Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of James Garland Walsh Middle School is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#328 out of 8079 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
23%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
53%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
48%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Garland Walsh Middle School's ranking?
James Garland Walsh Middle School is ranked #328 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are James Garland Walsh Middle School often compared to?
James Garland Walsh Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ridgeview Middle School, Florence W Stiles Middle School, Cedar Valley Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend James Garland Walsh Middle School?
1,210 students attend James Garland Walsh Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of James Garland Walsh Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Asian, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James Garland Walsh Middle School?
James Garland Walsh Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does James Garland Walsh Middle School offer ?
James Garland Walsh Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is James Garland Walsh Middle School part of?
James Garland Walsh Middle School is part of Round Rock ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,210 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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