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T A Howard Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 928 students

 

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Posted August 28, 2014

The people that run the school are horrible and incompetent. Four days into the school year and four days of nothing but problems. It's absolutely impossible to get any help or anybody on the phone. No one will return a phone call. I'm disgusted with the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2013

This is a boring but easy place to substitute at. Keep in mind for rowdy children.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 12, 2013

This campus is run by some very incompetent people. The office staff has been rude and very disrespectful on the phone and in person numerous times. The email system is backwards. I will receive ten emails about buying a t-shirt, yet never get a response about my child's grade. There is also too much bullying and the school seems to take no responsibility. I will be making arrangements so my other children will not be attending this school. If you are a decent parent, you should think before putting your child in this "school".
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2013

The school isn't bad overall. Teachers are great-it is a bir older campu sbut kept very neat & clean & will be getting some remodel soon anyway as it is scheduled already I hear. The main pricipal is very involved & good with kids & tries to connect on their level. They sports program & band programs are outstanding I think it is also on an upswing I hear. My children have been very happy here & loved participating in sports & learend a lot there. Then again I am an involved parent which seems to make all the difference.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2012

The problem is not with the teachers at this school, its with some of the students and their parents. Parents how do you let your child bring home a kindle or a galaxyS cell phone and do nothing about it? Just since school started my son has had both of these items stolen from him. I know everything my child bring into my home if something like that come through my door. I will be at the school finding out where my child got it from. I'm find in most cases that the apple dont fall far from the tree. The child steals they learn it from someone in the home. People teach you kids to keep their hands off other people things. To many hoodlums and thieves... Otherwise great educators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2010

Great school. Wonderful teachers and a good group of kids. Our son has really gotten a lot from this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

My son attends school there and he always tell me how the teachers spend more time on the computers or on their cell phones than they do with the students. He has also stated to me when he asks teachers questions, he is told to ask one of the other people in the class just because she does not want to get off of the computer and help him. They don't even know that half of their students are sleeping in class. Then, he always gets assignments that have to be done on a computer. It is almost like the school expects every student to have a computer and internet service of their own. And the teachers even though they can be on the computer all day, they do not allow computer time for the students to do this assignment in class.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 25, 2009

I work at this school. The staff is wonderful. The teachers are vcery good withthe students, very helpful. The school is older, but kept very clean and neat. The lunchroom staff is awsome. The manager is very on top of things and runs a tight ship. He staff is friendly and always smiling. We have had lunches at other schools and well......not good at all. This lunchroom will serve the best food in the whole district. Over all the whole sxhool is the best.


Posted May 16, 2008

the faculty/staff get along so wonderfully. they work together and help each other when necessary. the principal knew what he was doing when he hired all of them!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 31, 2007

Students are orderly for the most part. The teachers are good about working with your child in regard to missed work or homework the 'dog' ate. Esembler is the best! The teachers are quick to respond to emails and encourage parent involvement. There is no newsletter that I have seen and I am a member of the PTA. Finding out about school events is challenging. The school is strict about returning progress reports from home. Overall it is a nice school in a good location.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2011.

443 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

439 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

436 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

470 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

459 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

462 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
79%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 95% in 2011.

459 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black or African American82%
Asian100%
Hispanic87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education62%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students81%
Female85%
Male77%
Black or African American71%
Asian96%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education53%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students96%
Female98%
Male93%
Black or African American95%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education65%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)86%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students97%
Female97%
Male96%
Black or African American93%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education74%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students92%
Female94%
Male91%
Black or African American86%
Asian100%
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Special education69%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students77%
Female74%
Male80%
Black or African American58%
Asian97%
Hispanic75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education44%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female97%
Male93%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education72%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

474 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

307 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

474 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

405 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

436 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

401 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
73%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 63% in 2013.

402 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
68%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 97% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 85% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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English I Reading

The state average for English I Reading was 65% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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English I Writing

The state average for English I Writing was 48% in 2013.

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n/a

2012

 
 
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English II Reading

The state average for English II Reading was 78% in 2013.

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n/a

2012

 
 
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English II Writing

The state average for English II Writing was 52% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English III Reading

The state average for English III Reading was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English III Writing

The state average for English III Writing was 42% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

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n/a

2012

 
 
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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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World History

The state average for World History was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students80%
Female83%
Male77%
Black or African American72%
Asian94%
Hispanic76%
Multiracial69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education29%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students57%
Female58%
Male55%
Black or African American47%
Asian78%
Hispanic63%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Special education0%
Not special education60%
Limited English proficient (LEP)48%
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant57%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Not Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students71%
Female77%
Male66%
Black or African American64%
Asian89%
Hispanic69%
Multiracial69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education14%
Not special education74%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant71%
Gifted/talented95%
Not Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students90%
Female92%
Male87%
Black or African American83%
Asian100%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Special education67%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female89%
Male89%
Black or African American83%
Asian97%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education75%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)79%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant89%
Gifted/talented98%
Not Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students74%
Female70%
Male77%
Black or African American64%
Asian89%
Hispanic70%
Multiracial64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education40%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)35%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students74%
Female70%
Male79%
Black or African American69%
Asian86%
Hispanic71%
Multiracial71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education46%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

Algebra I

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Not special education100%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English100%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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Biology I

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Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

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English I Reading

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English I Writing

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English II Reading

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English III Reading

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English III Writing

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Geometry

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Physics

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 37% 13%
White 30% 29%
Hispanic 21% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 8%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Nurse(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • DONNA O'BRIAN
Fax number
  • (817) 561-3840

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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7501 Calender Road
Arlington, TX 76001
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Phone: (817) 299-3500

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