Lancaster Middle School

822 W Pleasant Run Rd
Lancaster, TX 75146
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lancaster Middle School serves 1,007 students in grades 7-8.
Lancaster Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Lancaster Middle School's student population of 1,007 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,007 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Lancaster Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Lancaster Middle School is 0.37, 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
#4023 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
19%
52%
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Black
77%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.370.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lancaster Middle School is Lancaster High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uplift Luna Secondary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G W Carver 6th Grade Stem Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lancaster G W Carver 6th Grade Stem Learning Center Math: 44% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 532 students
    0.2 miles
    1005 Westridge
    Lancaster, TX 75146
    (972) 218-1577
    0.2 6 532
  • Dallas Uplift Luna Secondary School Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 493 students
    0.4 miles
    2625 Elm St
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (214) 445-3300
    0.4 6-8 493
  • Lancaster Lancaster High School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,133 students
    1.0 miles
    200 E Wintergreen Rd
    Lancaster, TX 75134
    (972) 218-1800
    1 9-12 2,133
  • Lancaster Pleasant Run Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
    1.0 miles
    427 W Pleasant Run Rd
    Lancaster, TX 75134
    (972) 218-1538
    1 PK-5 683
  • Lancaster West Main Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 676 students
    1.0 miles
    531 W Main St
    Lancaster, TX 75146
    (972) 218-1551
    1 PK-5 676

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