Compare T A Howard 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: T A Howard 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.

T A Howard Middle School’s regular student population is 746 with a 13.7 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Linda Jobe Middle School is 885 students and a 15.9 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, 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.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, 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
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 T A Howard Middle School and Linda Jobe Middle School are not applicable as neither one earned a recognition for outstanding achievement in seven categories.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, MANSFIELD, TX, 76063
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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
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 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 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, T A Howard Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly higher at 60.59% 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, T A Howard Middle School has 76 English Language Learners or ELLS or about 10.19% of student population. Linda Jobe Middle School has more ELLs at 84 or about 9.49% of student population.

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 Linda Jobe Middle School with 9.38% bilingual students, 7.80% gifted and talented students and 11.75% students in the special education program.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, 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)
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

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)
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

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 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, 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. 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 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 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.

T A Howard Middle School
7501 CALENDAR RD, ARLINGTON, TX, 76001
Linda Jobe Middle School
2491 GERTIE BARRETT RD, 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
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

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
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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