Compare James Coble Middle School with Linda Jobe Middle School

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.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two above average middle schools: James Coble Middle School and Linda Jobe Middle School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the MANSFIELD ISD.

James Coble Middle School’s regular student population is 944 with a 15.8 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Linda Jobe Middle School is 885 students and a 15.9 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators

James Coble Middle School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89) 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 80 in student achievement, 85 in school progress and 75 in closing performance gaps. It scored 82 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, Linda Jobe Middle School also earned a State accountability rating of B. The school posted 82 in student achievement, 83 in school progress, 77 in closing performance gaps and 81 overall in post-secondary readiness.

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
B
Good
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80
Student Achievement
85
Student Progress
75
Closing Performance Gaps
82
Overall
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
B
Good
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82
Student Achievement
83
Student Progress
77
Closing Performance Gaps
81
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.

Distinction Designations for James Coble Middle School and Linda Jobe Middle School are not applicable as neither one earned a recognition for outstanding achievement in seven categories.

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
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James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Read/ELA
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Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics

Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, African Americans comprise the biggest group at James Coble Middle School. They make up for 45.02% of student population, followed by Hispanics (26.06%), Whites or Caucasians (12.71%), Asians (12.29%), Two or More Races (3.71%) and Native Americans (0.11%).

The student population at Linda Jobe Middle School is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 41.92%, followed by Hispanics (32.54%), African Americans (17.85%), Two or More Races (4.75%), Asians (2.15%) and Native Americans (0.68%).

Based on household incomes, James Coble Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students is slightly higher at 53.71% compared to 48.36% at Linda Jobe Middle School.

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, James Coble Middle School has 55 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 5.83% of student population. Linda Jobe Middle School has significantly more ELLs at 84 or about 9.49% of student population.

In addition, James Coble Middle School has 5.30% bilingual students, 5.30% are in the gifted and talented program, while 10.06% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Linda Jobe Middle School with 9.38% bilingual students, 7.80% gifted and talented students and 11.75% students in the special education program.

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063

Racial/Ethnic Groups

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Total Students 944
African American 45.02% (425 students)
Hispanic 26.06% (246 students)
White 12.71% (120 students)
Asian 12.29% (116 students)
Native American 0.11% (1 student)
Two or More Races 3.71% (35 students)
Total Students 100.00% (944 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 53.71% (507 students)
Limited English Proficiency 5.83% (55 students)
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Total Students 885
African American 17.85% (158 students)
Hispanic 32.54% (288 students)
White 41.92% (371 students)
Asian 2.15% (19 students)
Native American 0.68% (6 students)
Two or More Races 4.75% (42 students)
Total Students 100.00% (885 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 48.36% (428 students)
Limited English Proficiency 9.49% (84 students)

Program

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Bilingual 5.30% (50 students)
Gifted & Talented 5.30% (50 students)
Special Education 10.06% (95 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.67% (16 students)
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Bilingual 9.38% (83 students)
Gifted & Talented 7.80% (69 students)
Special Education 11.75% (104 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.80% (16 students)
Staff Profile

James Coble Middle School's 59 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 11.1 years. Teachers at Linda Jobe Middle School, numbering 55 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 7.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging 11.9 years.

Of its teaching staff, James Coble Middle School has one teacher only serving the school for over 30 years, has three teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 22 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 21 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while nine teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including three beginning teachers. Linda Jobe Middle School has one teacher only serving the school for over 30 years, has six teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 19 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 16 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 11 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 James Coble Middle School there are 40 female teachers and 19 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, seven special education teachers are being assisted by nine teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has three staff members in the school administration department and two more working as school support staff.

At Linda Jobe Middle School there are 42 female teachers and 13 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, six 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 two more working as school support staff.

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063

Experience

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Over 30 years 1.68% (1 teacher)
20 - 30 years 5.54% (3 teachers)
10 - 20 years 37.25% (22 teachers)
6 - 10 years 35.74% (21 teachers)
1- 5 years 14.77% (9 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 5.03% (3 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 11.1 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 6 yrs
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Over 30 years 1.79% (1 teacher)
20 - 30 years 11.11% (6 teachers)
10 - 20 years 34.77% (19 teachers)
6 - 10 years 28.32% (16 teachers)
1- 5 years 20.43% (11 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 3.58% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 11.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.3 yrs

Teacher Type

James Coble Middle School
1200 BALLWEG RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76002
Female Teachers 67.95% (41 teachers)
Male Teachers 31.88% (19 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 3
Edu Aids 9
Special Education 7
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Female Teachers 76.16% (43 teachers)
Male Teachers 23.66% (13 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 3
Edu Aids 7
Special Education 5
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