Students enrolled 701
Hours no info
School leader CHARLOTTE FORD
Transportation options Yes
District Mansfield Independent School District
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1200 Ballweg Road
Arlington, TX 76002

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(817) 299-6400
(817) 453-7331
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3 stars
Based on 31 ratings

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August 16, 2014
I found this site.and wanted give a rating! This is a great school! I am a new parent to Coble! I visited the school several times scheduled and unscheduled before school ended, because we were zoned from another Mansfield ISD school! I observed the staff and the students! The Principal was engaged with the students! The campus was an inviting environment! She had open house for the incoming students and parents with a student panel. The student panel was very informative. They told about the good and the bad! Rigorous, teachers care, most students get along, but wanted us to remember they are kids! After meeting with the new Principal, I know without a doubt, he will take the Coyotes to the next level! I was told parents can be more involved. Our family plan to be very involved with the PTA and the school! Our son is so excited to finally have a male principal for the first time! We are looking forward to a great year! A Proud "Coyote" Parent

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2014
James Coble has one of the best staffs in Mansfield ISD. Teachers are dedicated to the success of the students, academically and socially. The leadership is focused on student success, utilizing multiple strategies to help teachers become the instructional leader needed to drive student success. Besides, Coble is the ONLY MISD school that holds the title of AVID National Demonstration School.

- submitted by a teacher
August 11, 2014
Excellent group of students during the last couple of years with minimal discipline problems. Students and teachers both have worked hard to earn the recognition as an AVID National Demonstration School for Mansfield ISD. Would like to see more parent involvement with PTA and continue to build the Coyote Spirit!

- submitted by a teacher
April 16, 2014
James coble is by far the worst school I have sent my children to. Instead of uplifting and teaching the children it seems to be easier for them to target children with low self esteem and tear them apart like a lion would a lamb. They want to investigate petty information they get from so called concerned students. I could understand but if it was harmful to the student or others but never in my life have I had the most odd annoying phone calls than from the counselor or VP whatever she is. She talks circles around you and doesn't see the trauma she has caused all 3 of my students that have been there. You work with children learn how to talk to them instead of vendettas. This is our future. You chose your job!

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2014
Great School Love the staff Love dr ford It is a great school Though the parents involvement is not the best the students take control

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2014
This is a school that faculties and leadership does not even know what their students are up to during class...

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2013
I agree with the last review, as a parent I send my child to school to LEARN not to be disciplined. Instead, my child is being screamed at on a daily basis , because the students in the class are misbehaving. It's impossible for a child to learn in a dysfunctional classroom, every evening when my child get home from school I myself have to teach/review what the teacher attempted to teach for the day. The big problem is when you can't get your child transferred to a different class, because most of the classes are dysfunctional and the principal refuse to change the students class under no circumstances. Some of the parents are dysfunctional so you really can't expect the students to do any better. In this case the well behaved kids are being labeled as disruptive also , because the teacher's are just frustrated and blaming everyone. These kids go to detention for crazy reasons but misbehaving seems not to be one of them. I think they should start at the top with the PRINCIPAL and revamp this school.

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2013
As a substitute, some classes were a little challenging to control. It is no wonder there are negative reviews about this school. The faculty/staff were okay but could have been better. Students need to work on being discipline, but this all comes from their parents that needs to discipline them. Teachers should add penalties for students who are very disruptive when substitute is in class.

- submitted by a community member
October 26, 2013
THIS IS BY FAR ONE OF THE WORST MIDDLE SCHOOLS YOU CAN GO TO. MY CHILD HAS BEEN DEPRESSED EVER SINCE SCHOOL STARTED. THEY NEED TO GIVE THESE KIDS A BREAK.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2013
All of my experiences at Coble have been very pleasant from the front office to the teachers. The learning environment seems to be very structured and they expect more from the kids at this level than intermediate school. We are on our second year here and are very happy with the results with our student.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2013
This school is terrible. I am not one that will usually complain, but this school has been the primary motivation in moving to another district. The teachers and staff at this school are the most unprofessional that I have ever experienced. My child had A's & B's until attending this school and now has F's in math. We are now paying for a tutor to do in 30 minutes per week what this teacher cannot seem to accomplish in 5 hours per week. I have requested a teacher conference and cannot get the administration to even return my phone call. This is one example of many that have occured over the past 6 months. Thank goodness the kids are only at this school for 2 years!

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2011
I go to coble middle school its an okay school its not the best but what school is but the teachers are very encouraging and i love the principal!!! :)

- submitted by a community member
August 06, 2011
This school is so bad. The 7th grade teachers are very strict about dress code, and also they give out detentions for the dumbest reasons. Like seriously, ease up on the students.. Their only in the 7th-8th grade, and are still kids. This school needs to understand that.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2011
The choir program in this school is terrible. The choir teacher checked the voice of students at the beginning school year. Students received grades based on only one evaluation at the beginning of school. My child was interested in singing when he attended this school but he won't want to participate in choir anymore.

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2010
I've gone here for two years and this school is awesome the band program isn't the best but the academics are great the teachers will always help you and they treat you very nicely.

- submitted by a community member
January 10, 2010
I go to Coble and the school is great since it has been split up. Parents are more involved, there are no longer fights breaking out, which I terribly miss :( but 8 th graders are beast!

- submitted by a student
no rating September 16, 2009
I love CMS because they have the most awesome faculty on the planet!!

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April 24, 2009
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February 14, 2009
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January 29, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating December 02, 2008
This is not a good school. Students are not monitored in the locker rooms, students are rude and start fights, there is a lot of grafitti on the walls along with signs of gang activity. Very little parent participation. Do not buy a house in this neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2008
This school far exceeds expecations. It is diverse and developing and the teachers are some of the best in the district. It is growing is the right direction.

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September 18, 2008
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April 19, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2008
i wish i could make it negative 1,000,000,000,000 stars because this is the worst school you can go to its a nasty and the kids are depressed they have to go there

- submitted by a student
February 19, 2008
My son has not had a good experience at all. The administration (i.e. principals) are too concerned handing out consequences for things they did not perform due diligence on. As a result, my son has been in trouble for things he didn't do and even though he had others to back him up as character witnesses, it was to no avail. He's spent time at BIC and there was not a single we could do about it. Remember, if your child attends this school and is perceived as a discipline problem, watch out. And don't expect anyone to help, either.

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2007
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November 10, 2007
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October 07, 2007
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- submitted by a student
August 18, 2007
Teachers, administrators, and staff are very caring and work hard to ensure student success. Last year was the first year, and it was a very smooth year when you consider everything that has to be anticipated. My son's teachers were wonderful, and I would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 01, 2007
my daughter attended this school and excelled in a way she hadn't before. The teachers were beyond exceptional.

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April 13, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
December 26, 2006
I go to j.coble and it rocks.

- submitted by a former student
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James Coble Middle School
1200 Ballweg Road, Arlington, TX  76002
(817) 299-6400
Last modified James Coble Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
James Coble Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 34 reviews.