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Irving Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 775 students

 

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Posted November 24, 2011

My daughter has been at Irving for a year and a half. She loves it there and has flourished. I can tell that she respects her teachers and thinks they respect her. I can easily check up in her grades. When she got off track with choices at school, I was contacted by teachers. We were able to steer her back and I felt the teachers were supportive of my daughter and myself. I would be comfortable to request a meeting with teachers at any time. My daughter is now involved with sports and I'm impressed with the coach. I have observed him emphasize character to his team, not just sports strategies. We're happy!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2009

this school is great all the teachedrs can become your best friends they have great curricular outstanding acheivments and more
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 8, 2008

I am a student at this school and i absolutly love it. The teachers are very sweet, and care for each and every one of us. They all push as to do a good job. And when we do do are very best the reward us. I love it!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 4, 2008

I go to Irving and I think its a great school...it gives us(the student body) an opportunity to be a little more independent and not rely on our teachers so much. If a parent still must be involved they can sign up for parent connect that gives them constant updates on students grades, assignments, and activities. Irving is a great place to be and I can't wait till next year! Go IMS!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 25, 2007

The school is not emotionally, or physically safe for middle school students. The teachers care a lot but the kids are left without enough supervision at recess, lunch, and in the halls between classes. They are left to their own resources, and are not specifically taught how to solve conflict respectfully. Instead when conflict occurs the school just 'puts out the fire' and moves on. This creates a very emotionally threatening environment for students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2006

Great Teachers who really care, well-balanced ciriculum, and many opportunities for students to suceed.
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

202 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2012.

204 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
82%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

193 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

192 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
90%
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 89% in 2012.

191 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2012.

199 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2012.

201 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2012.

197 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
97%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 77% in 2012.

192 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 95% in 2012.

194 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % satisfactory or better

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests (OCCT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, grades 5 and 8 in science and writing, grade 5 in social studies, grade 7 in geography, and grade 8 in U.S. history and government. The OCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 67% 54%
Black 12% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 9% 18%
Hispanic 6% 12%
Asian 3% 2%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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125 Vicksburg Ave
Norman, OK 73071
Phone: (405) 366-5941

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