Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with T A Howard 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: Mary Orr Intermediate and T A Howard 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.

Mary Orr Intermediate’s regular student population is 901 with a 15.9 students/teacher ratio. The student population at T A Howard Middle School is 746 students and a 13.7 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators

Mary Orr Intermediate 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 85 in student achievement, 81 in school progress and 89 in closing performance gaps. It scored 86 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, T A Howard Middle School also earned a State accountability rating of B. The school posted 74 in student achievement, 81 in school progress, 76 in closing performance gaps and 80 overall in post-secondary readiness.

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
B
Good
rating starrating starrating starrating starrating star 4/5
85
Student Achievement
81
Student Progress
89
Closing Performance Gaps
86
Overall
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
B
Good
rating starrating starrating starrating starrating star 4/5
74
Student Achievement
81
Student Progress
76
Closing Performance Gaps
80
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.

Mary Orr Intermediate's one out of seven distinction is in Mathematics. T A Howard Middle School did not earn any distinction.

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
1/7
0/7
Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
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 Mary Orr Intermediate. They make up for 37.62% of student population, followed by Hispanics (26.97%), African Americans (22.42%), Two or More Races (6.66%), Asians (5.66%) and Native Americans (0.67%).

The student population at T A Howard Middle School is also predominantly by African Americans at 41.29%, followed by Hispanics (27.08%), Whites or Caucasians (18.77%), Asians (6.97%), Two or More Races (5.09%) and Native Americans (0.67%).

Based on household incomes, the Mary Orr Intermediate’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly lower at 36.85% compared to 60.59% at T A Howard 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, Mary Orr Intermediate has a higher number of English Language Learners comprising 9.10% of its student population compared to 10.19% at T A Howard Middle School.

Mary Orr Intermediate’s bilingual students comprise 8.88%, gifted and talented students, 9.10%, while 11.10% are in the special education program. T A Howard Middle School bilingual students comprise 10.19%, gifted and talented students, 7.10%, and 13.94% are in the special education program.

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001

Racial/Ethnic Groups

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Total Students 901
African American 22.42% (202 students)
Hispanic 26.97% (243 students)
White 37.62% (339 students)
Asian 5.66% (51 students)
Native American 0.67% (6 students)
Two or More Races 6.66% (60 students)
Total Students 100.00% (901 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 36.85% (332 students)
Limited English Proficiency 9.10% (82 students)
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Total Students 746
African American 41.29% (308 students)
Hispanic 27.08% (202 students)
White 18.77% (140 students)
Asian 6.97% (52 students)
Native American 0.67% (5 students)
Two or More Races 5.09% (38 students)
Total Students 100.00% (746 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 60.59% (452 students)
Limited English Proficiency 10.19% (76 students)

Program

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Bilingual 8.88% (80 students)
Gifted & Talented 9.10% (82 students)
Special Education 11.10% (100 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.76% (16 students)
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Bilingual 10.19% (76 students)
Gifted & Talented 7.10% (53 students)
Special Education 13.94% (104 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.84% (14 students)
Staff Profile

Mary Orr Intermediate's 56 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 9.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 15.9 years. Teachers at T A Howard Middle School, numbering 54 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 7.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 11.7 years.

Of its teaching staff, Mary Orr Intermediate has two teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 18 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 17 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 12 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while six teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers. T A Howard Middle School has one teacher only serving the school for over 30 years, has eight teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 15 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 12 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 14 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including four beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At Mary Orr Intermediate there are 48 female teachers and eight male teachers. Of its teaching staff, eight special education teachers are being assisted by five teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and five more working as school support staff.

At T A Howard Middle School there are 36 female teachers and 18 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, nine special education teachers are being assisted by four 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.

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001

Experience

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Over 30 years 2.83% (2 teachers)
20 - 30 years 32.51% (18 teachers)
10 - 20 years 29.15% (17 teachers)
6 - 10 years 21.38% (12 teachers)
1- 5 years 10.60% (6 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 3.53% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 15.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 9.6 yrs
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Over 30 years 0.92% (1 teacher)
20 - 30 years 15.23% (8 teachers)
10 - 20 years 28.26% (15 teachers)
6 - 10 years 22.02% (12 teachers)
1- 5 years 26.42% (14 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 7.16% (4 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 11.7 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.6 yrs

Teacher Type

Mary Orr Intermediate
2900 E BROAD ST, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
Female Teachers 84.81% (48 teachers)
Male Teachers 15.19% (9 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 5
Edu Aids 5
Special Education 8
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Female Teachers 66.24% (36 teachers)
Male Teachers 33.58% (18 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 4
Edu Aids 4
Special Education 9
Homes for Sale & Rent near
Mary Orr Intermediate and T A Howard Middle School

If you are looking to invest in real estate, buy a home or find rental property, neighborhoods and homes near Mary Orr Intermediate and Mary Orr Intermediate are definitely worth checking out. These prime properties have the advantage and convenience of easy access to the best medical facilities, office spaces, schools, churches, malls, restaurants, gyms, parks and other recreational establishments.

If any of these properties pique your interest, reach out to our realtors to arrange for an in-person or real-time video tour of a property. One of these could very well turn out to be your new home. Our realtors will help you navigate every step of the home buying process, and insure you find a home that fits your lifestyle and price range.

Listings near Mary Orr Intermediate -> Listings near T A Howard Middle School ->

School boundaries homes for sale and rent

Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Nearby Schools
Danny Jones Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Medal
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Danny Jones Middle School
Charlene Mckinzey Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStart Full
A
Excellent
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Charlene Mckinzey Middle School
Mary Lillard I S
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Mary Lillard I S
Brooks Wester Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStart Full
A
Excellent
MedalMedalMedalMedalMedalMedal
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Brooks Wester Middle School
Rogene Worley Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Medal
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Rogene Worley Middle School
Asa E Low Jr Intermediate
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Asa E Low Jr Intermediate
James Coble Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with James Coble Middle School
Della Icenhower Intermediate
Start FullStart FullStart FullStar EmptyStar Empty
C
Average
Medal
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Della Icenhower Intermediate
Dr Sarah Jandrucko Academy For Early Learners
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Dr Sarah Jandrucko Academy For Early Learners
Donna Shepard Academy
Start FullStart FullStart FullStar EmptyStar Empty
C
Average
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Donna Shepard Academy
T A Howard Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with T A Howard Middle School
Cross Timbers Intermediate
Star EmptyStar EmptyStar EmptyStar EmptyStar Empty
Not Rated
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Cross Timbers Intermediate
Linda Jobe Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare Mary Orr Intermediate with Linda Jobe Middle School
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Nearby Schools
Cross Timbers Intermediate
Star EmptyStar EmptyStar EmptyStar EmptyStar Empty
Not Rated
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Cross Timbers Intermediate
Linda Jobe Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Linda Jobe Middle School
Asa E Low Jr Intermediate
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Asa E Low Jr Intermediate
Donna Shepard Academy
Start FullStart FullStart FullStar EmptyStar Empty
C
Average
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Donna Shepard Academy
Brooks Wester Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStart Full
A
Excellent
MedalMedalMedalMedalMedalMedal
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Brooks Wester Middle School
Rogene Worley Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Medal
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Rogene Worley Middle School
James Coble Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare T A Howard Middle School with James Coble Middle School
Dr Sarah Jandrucko Academy For Early Learners
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Dr Sarah Jandrucko Academy For Early Learners
Della Icenhower Intermediate
Start FullStart FullStart FullStar EmptyStar Empty
C
Average
Medal
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Della Icenhower Intermediate
Mary Orr Intermediate
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Medal
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Mary Orr Intermediate
Mary Lillard I S
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Mary Lillard I S
Danny Jones Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStar Empty
B
Good
Medal
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Danny Jones Middle School
Charlene Mckinzey Middle School
Start FullStart FullStart FullStart FullStart Full
A
Excellent
Compare T A Howard Middle School with Charlene Mckinzey Middle School