3100 Oates Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Mesquite Middle School serves 206 students in grades 6-9.
Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Mesquite 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Mesquite Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Mesquite Middle School's student population of 206 students has grown by 296% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 142% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
Total Students
206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Mesquite Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Mesquite Middle School is 0.52, 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1724 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
66%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
16%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-9
  • Students: 206 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 20%)

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