O'banion Middle School

  • O'banion Middle School serves 1,110 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • O'banion Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • O'banion Middle School's student population of 1,110 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,110 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • O'banion Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of O'banion Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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 (16-17)#5375 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
76%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
6%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in O'banion Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.390.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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