Compare Brooks Wester Middle School with Della Icenhower Intermediate

Choosing the right middle school for your children can prove to be a daunting task. Middle school is when children start to flex their growing independence. This is a critical transition period for students. As they assert their independence, their responsibilities increase, they attend multiple classes and their academic performance are closely monitored and graded. Schools focus on preparing them for the more rigorous academic grind in high school.

When we compared Brooks Wester Middle School, which is a part of MANSFIELD ISD, with Della Icenhower Intermediate, which is a part of MANSFIELD ISD, we noted a big difference in ratings.

Brooks Wester Middle School’s regular student population is 1,233 with a 18 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Della Icenhower Intermediate is 861 students and a 15.8 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators

Brooks Wester Middle School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 92 in student achievement, 91 in school progress and 96 in closing performance gaps. It scored 93 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Della Icenhower Intermediate earned a State accountability rating of C. The school posted 75 in student achievement, 79 in school progress, 80 in closing performance gaps and 79 overall in post-secondary readiness.

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
A
Excellent
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92
Student Achievement
91
Student Progress
96
Closing Performance Gaps
93
Overall
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
C
Average
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75
Student Achievement
79
Student Progress
80
Closing Performance Gaps
79
Overall
Distinction Designations

A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

It is in this area where the two schools differ. Brooks Wester Middle School's six out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Social Studies, post-secondary, with 25% student progress and 25% closing performance gaps. Della Icenhower Intermediate’s only distinction designation is in Mathematics.

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
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1/7
Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics

Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at Brooks Wester Middle School. They make up for 36.17% of student population, followed by African Americans (24.90%), Hispanics (23.20%), Asians (9.33%), Two or More Races (5.84%) and Native Americans (0.32%).

The student population at Della Icenhower Intermediate is also predominantly by African Americans at 44.60%, followed by Hispanics (26.36%), Asians (14.75%), Whites or Caucasians (9.52%), Two or More Races (4.07%) and Native Americans (0.35%).

Based on household incomes, the Brooks Wester Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly lower at 32.28% compared to 56.10% at Della Icenhower Intermediate.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Brooks Wester Middle School has 44 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 3.57% of student population. Della Icenhower Intermediate has significantly more ELLs at 121 or about 14.05% of student population.

Brooks Wester Middle School’s bilingual students comprise 3.49%, gifted and talented students, 20.92%, while 8.92% are in the special education program. Della Icenhower Intermediate bilingual students comprise 14.05%, gifted and talented students, 6.27%, and 12.08% are in the special education program.

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002

Racial/Ethnic Groups

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Total Students 1,233
African American 24.90% (307 students)
Hispanic 23.20% (286 students)
White 36.17% (446 students)
Asian 9.33% (115 students)
Native American 0.32% (4 students)
Two or More Races 5.84% (72 students)
Total Students 100.00% (1233 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 32.28% (398 students)
Limited English Proficiency 3.57% (44 students)
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Total Students 861
African American 44.60% (384 students)
Hispanic 26.36% (227 students)
White 9.52% (82 students)
Asian 14.75% (127 students)
Native American 0.35% (3 students)
Two or More Races 4.07% (35 students)
Total Students 100.00% (861 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 56.10% (483 students)
Limited English Proficiency 14.05% (121 students)

Program

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Bilingual 3.49% (43 students)
Gifted & Talented 20.92% (258 students)
Special Education 8.92% (110 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.46% (18 students)
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Bilingual 14.05% (121 students)
Gifted & Talented 6.27% (54 students)
Special Education 12.08% (104 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.84% (16 students)
Staff Profile

Brooks Wester Middle School's 68 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 8.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 12.4 years. Teachers at Della Icenhower Intermediate, numbering 54 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 6.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 11.1 years.

Of its teaching staff, Brooks Wester Middle School has one teacher only serving the school for over 30 years, has ten teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 21 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 20 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while nine teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including seven beginning teachers. Della Icenhower Intermediate no teacher serving the school for over 30 years, has five teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 18 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 13 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 17 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At Brooks Wester Middle School there are 41 female teachers and 26 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, eight special education teachers are being assisted by seven teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has three staff members in the school administration department and three more working as school support staff.

At Della Icenhower Intermediate there are 44 female teachers and nine male teachers. Of its teaching staff, eight special education teachers are being assisted by two teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and four more working as school support staff.

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002

Experience

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Over 30 years 1.75% (1 teacher)
20 - 30 years 15.06% (10 teachers)
10 - 20 years 30.26% (21 teachers)
6 - 10 years 29.82% (20 teachers)
1- 5 years 13.45% (9 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 9.50% (7 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 12.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 8.6 yrs
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Over 30 years 0.00% (0 teacher)
20 - 30 years 9.16% (5 teachers)
10 - 20 years 32.42% (18 teachers)
6 - 10 years 23.08% (13 teachers)
1- 5 years 31.87% (17 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 3.66% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 11.1 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 6.6 yrs

Teacher Type

Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Female Teachers 60.67% (42 teachers)
Male Teachers 39.33% (27 teachers)
School Admin 4
School Support 4
Edu Aids 6
Special Education 7
Della Icenhower Intermediate
8100 WEBB FERRELL RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Female Teachers 82.23% (45 teachers)
Male Teachers 17.95% (10 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 4
Edu Aids 2
Special Education 7
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