Compare T A Howard Middle School with Brooks Wester 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.

When we compared T A Howard Middle School, which is a part of MANSFIELD ISD, with Brooks Wester Middle School, which is a part of MANSFIELD ISD, we noted a slight difference in ratings.

T A Howard Middle School’s regular student population is 746 with a 13.7 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Brooks Wester Middle School is 1,233 students and a 18 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators

T A Howard 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 74 in student achievement, 81 in school progress and 76 in closing performance gaps. It scored 80 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, Brooks Wester Middle School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 92 in student achievement, 91 in school progress, 96 in closing performance gaps and 93 overall in post-secondary readiness.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
B
Good
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74
Student Achievement
81
Student Progress
76
Closing Performance Gaps
80
Overall
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
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.

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. T A Howard Middle School has no distinction.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
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6/7
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
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
Student Demographics

Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, African Americans comprise the biggest group at T A Howard Middle School. They make up for 41.29% of student population, followed by Hispanics (27.08%), Whites or Caucasians (18.77%), Asians (6.97%), Two or More Races (5.09%) and Native Americans (0.67%).

The student population at Brooks Wester Middle School is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 36.17%, followed by African Americans (24.90%), Hispanics (23.20%), Asians (9.33%), Two or More Races (5.84%) and Native Americans (0.32%).

Based on household incomes, T A Howard Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly higher at 60.59% compared to 32.28% at Brooks Wester 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, T A Howard Middle School has a significantly higher number of English Language Learners comprising 10.19% of its student population compared to 3.57% at Brooks Wester Middle School.

In addition, T A Howard Middle School has 10.19% bilingual students, 7.10% are in the gifted and talented program, while 13.94% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Brooks Wester Middle School with 3.49% bilingual students, 20.92% gifted and talented students and 8.92% students in the special education program.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063

Racial/Ethnic Groups

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)
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)

Program

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)
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)
Staff Profile

T A Howard Middle School's 54 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 7.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 11.7 years. Teachers at Brooks Wester Middle School, numbering 68 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 8.6 years with individual teaching experience averaging 12.4 years.

Of its teaching staff, 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. 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.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. 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.

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.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Brooks Wester Middle School
1520 N WALNUT CREEK DR, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063

Experience

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
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

Teacher Type

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
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
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