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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 O'hara Lanier Middle School, which is a part of Brazosport ISD, with Rasco Middle School, which is a part of Brazosport ISD, we noted a slight difference in ratings.

O'hara Lanier Middle School’s regular student population is 424 with a 13 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Rasco Middle School is 831 students and a 17 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
O'hara Lanier 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 75 in student achievement, 85 in school progress, and 73 in closing performance gaps. It scored 81 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, Rasco Middle School garnered a State accountability rating of C. The school posted 82 in student achievement, 81 in school progress, 70 in closing performance gaps and 78 overall in post-secondary readiness.
B
Good
  4/5
75
Student Achievement
85
Student Progress
73
Student Achievement
81
Overall
C
Average
  3/5
82
Student Achievement
81
Student Progress
70
Student Achievement
78
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.

O'hara Lanier Middle School’s two out of seven distinctions are in Mathematics and with 25% student progress. Rasco Middle School did not earn any distinction.
2/7
Based on 2019
75STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
0/7
Based on 2019
82STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, the dominant group in O'hara Lanier Middle School are Hispanics who make up nearly 70.28% of student population, followed by Hispanics (70.28%), Whites or Caucasians (15.57%), African Americans (10.85%), Two or More Races (2.36%), Native Americans (0.71%) and Asians (0.24%).



Based on household incomes, the O'hara Lanier Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students are lower at 81.37% compared to 47.77% at Rasco 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, O'hara Lanier Middle School and Rasco Middle School have no English Language Leaners or ELLS.

In addition, O'hara Lanier Middle School has 17.45% bilingual students, 9.43% are in the gifted and talented program, while 11.32% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Rasco Middle School with 4.21% bilingual students, 20.10% gifted and talented students and 6.50% students in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 424
African American 10.85% (46 students)
Hispanic 70.28% (298 students)
White 15.57% (66 students)
Asian 0.24% (1 student)
Native American 0.71% (3 students)
Two or More Races 2.36% (10 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 81.37% (345 students)
Limited English Proficiency 18.40% (78 students)
Total Students 831
African American 5.54% (46 students)
Hispanic 44.28% (368 students)
White 44.89% (373 students)
Asian 3.01% (25 students)
Native American 0.36% (3 students)
Two or More Races 1.93% (16 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 47.77% (397 students)
Limited English Proficiency 4.69% (39 students)
Program
Bilingual 17.45% (74 students)
Gifted & Talented 9.43% (40 students)
Special Education 11.32% (48 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 3.07% (13 students)
Bilingual 4.21% (35 students)
Gifted & Talented 20.10% (167 students)
Special Education 6.50% (54 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 2.05% (17 students)
Staff Profile
O'hara Lanier Middle School’s 33 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 3.1 years with individual teaching experience averaging 6.4 years. Teachers at Rasco Middle School, numbering 49 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 7.2 years with individual teaching experience averaging 10.5 years.

Of its teaching staff, O'hara Lanier Middle School has two teachers serving the school for over 20 years, six teachers have worked for 11-20 years, five teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 16 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including four beginning teachers. Rasco Middle School has seven teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 13 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, seven teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 20 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At O'hara Lanier Middle School there are 29 female teachers and three male teachers. Of its teaching staff, three special education teachers are being assisted by 10 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has three staff members in the school administration department and four more working as school support staff.

At Rasco Middle School there are 39 female teachers and 10 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are four special education teachers and seven teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs three staff members working for the school administration and six more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 5.50% (2 teachers)
10 - 20 years 18.04% (6 teachers)
6 - 10 years 15.29% (5 teachers)
1- 5 years 48.93% (16 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 12.23% (4 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 6.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 3.1 yrs
Over 20 years 14.96% (7 teachers)
10 - 20 years 26.23% (13 teachers)
6 - 10 years 13.73% (7 teachers)
1- 5 years 41.60% (20 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 3.48% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.5 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.2 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 89.60% (29 teachers)
Male Teachers 10.40% (3 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 4
Edu Aids 10
Special Education 3
Female Teachers 79.51% (39 teachers)
Male Teachers 20.49% (10 teachers)
School Admin 3
School Support 6
Edu Aids 7
Special Education 4

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Compare O'hara Lanier Middle School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Freeport Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
0.66 miles
Clute Intermediate
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  Average 
  Average 
4.61 miles
Rasco Middle School
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  Average 
  Average 
7.16 miles
Lake Jackson Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
7.38 miles

Compare Rasco Middle School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Lake Jackson Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
1.15 miles
Clute Intermediate
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  Average 
  Average 
3.44 miles
O'Hara Lanier Middle School
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  Good 
  Good 
7.16 miles
Freeport Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
7.4 miles

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