T A Howard Middle School

7501 Calender Rd
Arlington, TX 76001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
T A Howard Middle School serves 921 students in grades 7-8.
T A Howard Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

T A Howard Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

T A Howard Middle School's student population of 921 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
921 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

T A Howard Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 T A Howard Middle School is 0.71, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1188 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
52%
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Black
42%
13%
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White
22%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 921 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 5%)

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