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Desert View Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 476 students

 

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Posted March 17, 2014

My daughter is a 7th grader at DVMS and she is very engaged in school, her Spanish Teacher Mrs. A is one of the best teachers in that school. Great principal and staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2011

Hey there ! I attended DVMS last year, and my little brother is there now ! It is truley one of the best schools I've ever attended. The teachers are always available, and will clear their schedules for their students. The kids there are nice and well disiplined. A very stict system is set up for the troulbe makers. Fights are extremely rare. We have a great chess team, Band, Orchestra, Art, and AVID program. DVMS is recognized, and has an amazing program called Youth Impact teaching kids to not smoke or do drugs in fun, creative ways. I highly reccomend this school!


Posted November 19, 2008

Awsome school. I love it so much.All the teachers will help you when your in neesd. Students are well behaved.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 5, 2007

I was really worried for my son to attend middle school. Everybody recommended this school, yet it is way out of our area. When I met the front office, the assistant principal, and principal I was impressed. There is an expectation for excellence in this school. As I met the teachers and understood the culture I know now why this is one of the premier schools in Texas. The teachers care, the kids love to go to school, and they are challenged. I drive from another side of town to have my son attend this school. It is worth it! We are excited about his eighth grade year and we hope it will be as fun as his 7th. This school wins everything, band, dance, choir, orchestra, and all athletics. They have a focus on excellence like I have never seen.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2006

Desert View is the best! The quality of academic programs is excellent. They have very understanding and caring teachers. Everybody there gets involved one way or the other to make sure that your child is doing his or her best. The extracurricular activities are also very good and there are plenty of things your child can participate in. I particularly like their music program as in Choir. They have the best teacher ever! I as a parent got very much involved with that particular program and had a lot of fun and enjoyed listening to the students sing. Both the Principal and Assistant Principal really go out of their way to make sure your child feels safe, and any problem that arises they take care of it right away. I would recommend this school to everyone who wants their child to come out ahead in life. This is the start.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2006

I would reccommend Desert View to parents because of the overall high standards they have there is excellence in every area and the focus is academics. The extracurricular activities are plentyful but first education then fun. Thats what I see. My son came from a private school and I was worried and even though the measure is different I was not dissappointed about my choice of school.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.
English Language Arts

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

259 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

255 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
88%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

257 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

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

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

274 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

273 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

271 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

270 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
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 Students90%
Female90%
Male89%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education56%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)46%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students81%
Female84%
Male77%
Black or African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education58%
Not special education82%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students96%
Female100%
Male93%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education87%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)71%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-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%
Female98%
Male96%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education92%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)80%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students90%
Female88%
Male92%
Black or African American56%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education83%
Not special education90%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students74%
Female71%
Male77%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education42%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)20%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented97%

Social Studies

All Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education91%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)56%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
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.

245 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

244 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

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.

253 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
71%
Social Studies

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

250 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
38%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
95%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
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.

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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

 
 
n/a
World Geography

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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 Students78%
Female83%
Male73%
Black or African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education35%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)39%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted76%
Bilingual40%

Math

All Students50%
Female47%
Male52%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Special education21%
Not special education52%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted47%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students66%
Female71%
Male63%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Special education19%
Not special education70%
Limited English proficient (LEP)22%
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented94%
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingual20%
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 Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special education70%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)14%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female70%
Male72%
Black or African American50%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education60%
Not special education72%
Limited English proficient (LEP)33%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Gifted/talented87%
Non-Gifted69%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students73%
Female72%
Male75%
Black or African American73%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special education33%
Not special education75%
Limited English proficient (LEP)25%
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Gifted/talented97%
Non-Gifted70%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students49%
Female45%
Male53%
Black or African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Special education25%
Not special education50%
Limited English proficient (LEP)0%
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%
Gifted/talented91%
Non-Gifted43%
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 Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
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Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Biology I

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Malen/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
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Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African Americann/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Gifted/talentedn/a
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Bilingualn/a

English I Reading

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Malen/a
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English I Writing

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Malen/a
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English II Reading

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Malen/a
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Bilingualn/a

English II Writing

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Malen/a
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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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U.S. History

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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 "Recognized".

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
Hispanic 88% 52%
White 7% 29%
Black 4% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander N/A 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Two or more races N/A 2%
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 3%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 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

Health & athletics

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

School Leader's name
  • MICHELLE KEHRWALD
Fax number
  • (915) 591-9327

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
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Tennis

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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1641 Billie Marie Drive
El Paso, TX 79936
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Phone: (915) 434-5301

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