Leander Middle School

  • Leander Middle School serves 1,024 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 48% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Leander Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Leander Middle School's student population of 1,024 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,024 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leander Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leander Middle School is 0.57, 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 School Rank#2311 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
52%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeander Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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