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Richland Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 640 students

Our school is best known for its band program & collaborative learning methods.

 
 
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2 stars

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Posted May 28, 2014

Students have good grades here but don't let that fool you. It is because teachers aren't supposed to give zeros for students not turning in homework. My child has never had a homework assignment, other than a reading log. I have to come up with work to help him practice what he is learning. Everything is about making this school look good on the OUTSIDE.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2013

I don't know what you people are talking about I can proudly say this is the best school I have ever been too the teachers are nice and will help you when ever you need it at my old school North Oaks Middle my grades where terrible I had strait 40-60 sometimes even 20s now I'm on A-Honor Role you people are crazy


Posted February 5, 2013

This school along with many of the schools in the Birdville Independent School District are in acdemic trouble. The School Board leadership, superintendent and staff are totally indifferent to the voice of the parents and community. Instead of supporting the community in which the schools are located they are choosing to close and consolidate schools into larger groups. Children will be forced to attend schools away from their homes/community, thus helping to negate parent involvement. Pleas of the parents, city officials, and citizens are falling on deaf ears by the School Board, Superintendent and Staff. Decisions being rendered by them are not in the best interest of the pupil, the parents, or the community as a whole. Their actions should be called into question for the future sake of the children and their educational needs.


Posted August 3, 2012

Worst school I have ever had to deal with. There is NO communication between the school and parents, teachers can drop as many grades as they want to bring students' averages up, the "Activity Nights" are very disorganized at best and there are videos on "You Tube" of moms fighting in the front of the school! The dress code is a joke and all they do for dicipline is hand out detentions. The worst part of all is my child's Language Arts class only started working on 6th grade work at the end of the year!! I have spent all summer trying to get them caught up!! It would take me forever to explain all the issues I had but I think I made my point. 1 star is too many for this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 11, 2012

My child has attended this school for two years now. Previously under Dr. Sizemore I would have given the school 3 or 4 stars, now it is a stretch to give it two. The school is VERY disorganized, huge lack of communication between most teachers and parents. Discipline is lacking, the "uniforms" are a joke, I could go on and on. The band program however is fabulous. It is to bad that Ms. Belch and Mr. Porter were running the whole school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2011

Richland Middle School is one of the worst middle schools i've ever been to. There is little if any communication between teachers and student. Everything. like student concil, is run by the athletic coaches. I was not in athletics, so i did not qualify to be a part. The activity night is boring. Only dancing and basketball. The gifted and talented program is not that advanced. But Ms. Trotter, Mr. Edge, and Mrs. Markham (formally Ms. Parr are by far the best teachers that school has. The principals are not the best either. They are always busy and do not enforce issues between student as they should. Richland Middle School is not the best, but they have few good features


Posted March 15, 2011

This is by far the worst school I have ever had to deal with. Their activity nights are more like "club night" they play music kids this age shouldn't be listening to, all they were missing from a real club was the alcohol. The teachers don't care, Coach Owens specifically hates to do his job. There is no communication from the teachers, when you try to contact the principal's (any of them) they don't return phone calls. My son's classes more seem like a daycare than a school. The staff is very unresponsive to anyone with an IQ high enough to realize this school is unacceptable. The district needs to shut this school down.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2006

Our daughter attended 6th and 7th grades at Richland Middle School. I can honestly say without hesitation that this was by far the worst educational experience that I have been associated with. We are moving out of district at this point. However, if we had not found a home out of the district, I would have moved my daughter away from this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2006

3 of my 4 children have attended this school, all with bad experiences. This issues range from a teacher not dealing with a boy being inappropriate with my daughter, to no communication from the school regarding my sons' poor grades before report cards came out, to violence not being appropriately dealt with, to the assistant principal releasing a special needs child at the end of the school day, instead of escorting him to his bus as is the norm, causing a very upset and disoriented special needs child being in an altercation with my son, at which time both students were given citations by the SRO, with NO phone call being made to either set of parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 8, 2005

My child has just recently started attending Richland Middle School. His first year there in fact. But I have already discovered that the teachers seem to be caring,attentive to the students needs , and helpful to the parents. They wish to teach the children to be responsible for themselves, and there possesions, as well as for their time.Our children need to be educated at home about these responsibilities and the responsibility to others.I have seen the teachers in this school giving this knowledge and encouragement to the students. If it continues I see no reason why Richland Middle School can not be the best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2005

I was very disappointed with Richland Middle School.We moved here from La. in the middle of the school year. I felt my child was placed in excellent classes. She did not recieve a text book in her English Honors Class until 2 months after enrolling. I think the teachers were just there to collect a paycheck!! After 4 months of attending this school, we moved our daughter to a different school district. I will say that the 7th grade counselor and the attendence lady were extremely nice and helpful and made every attempt to help us in the transfter into and out of the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2005

My daughter attended Richland Middle for 8th grade. Although she wasn't able to join in on things like music or athletics, they offered other programs that kept her involved - she was in High On Life and the yearbook staff. This school gives kids a way to be a big part of the school. She had trouble in math prior to attending Richland Middle and was in a TAKS math class in addition to her regular math class. This helped her quite a bit. Parents are encouraged to attend functions. She states that some teachers were great, while others were quite lacking. The student population, according to her is not prominantly white, but hispanic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2004

Richland Middle School is a wonderful school. Teachers, principal and all staff are helpful and kind. This is a great school.
—Submitted by a former student


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 84% in 2011.

213 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2011.

202 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
60%
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 86% in 2011.

179 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

175 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
56%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

177 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

156 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

152 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

153 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

154 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
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 Students78%
Female83%
Male73%
Black or African American68%
Asian100%
Hispanic69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education48%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students74%
Female74%
Male73%
Black or African American71%
Asian100%
Hispanic65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special education38%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)54%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
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 Students86%
Female89%
Male83%
Black or African American88%
Asian83%
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education55%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students74%
Female73%
Male76%
Black or African American74%
Asian80%
Hispanic72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education43%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students88%
Female91%
Male85%
Black or African American81%
Asian100%
Hispanic90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special education45%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)78%
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
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 Students90%
Female89%
Male91%
Black or African American88%
Asian83%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education70%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students79%
Female74%
Male83%
Black or African American76%
Asian83%
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Special education67%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)77%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students66%
Female51%
Male81%
Black or African American61%
Asian67%
Hispanic51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education50%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant66%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students95%
Female92%
Male97%
Black or African American94%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education70%
Not special education97%
Limited English proficient (LEP)93%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-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 71% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

203 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
77%
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 77% in 2013.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%
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.

213 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

198 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

208 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
57%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 84% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English I Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Reading

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II Writing

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
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 Students64%
Female65%
Male64%
Black or African American58%
Asian88%
Hispanic54%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education22%
Not special education66%
Limited English proficient (LEP)30%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented95%
Non-Gifted61%
Bilingual55%

Math

All Students75%
Female73%
Male76%
Black or African American63%
Asian100%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Special education33%
Not special education77%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted72%
Bilingual79%
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 Students66%
Female71%
Male60%
Black or African American60%
Asian100%
Hispanic66%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education38%
Not special education67%
Limited English proficient (LEP)50%
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted62%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students59%
Female62%
Male56%
Black or African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Special education22%
Not special education61%
Limited English proficient (LEP)61%
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%
Gifted/talentedn/a
Non-Gifted57%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students64%
Female75%
Male53%
Black or African American58%
Asian86%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)42%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted60%
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 Students83%
Female89%
Male76%
Black or African American75%
Asian100%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander80%
White84%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education44%
Not special education86%
Limited English proficient (LEP)64%
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female75%
Male76%
Black or African American59%
Asian100%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education47%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)73%
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant76%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female73%
Male80%
Black or African American67%
Asian100%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander60%
White79%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education50%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)68%
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted74%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students62%
Female55%
Male68%
Black or African American62%
Asian80%
Hispanic51%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander80%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Special education22%
Not special education65%
Limited English proficient (LEP)41%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted56%
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%
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Geometry

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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 Unacceptable".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Academically Acceptable".
  • 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
Hispanic 48% 52%
White 34% 29%
Black 12% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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) 26%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 15%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Security personnel
School social worker/counselors(s)
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • National Read Right Award of Excellence (2013)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Visual impairments
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:40 am
School end time
  • 3:50 am
School Leader's name
  • LEEANN BARTEE
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (817) 595-5139

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
  • Core knowledge
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • Spanish
Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Visual impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Busing if further than 2 mi.
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Parent center
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Tennis
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Gymnastics
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
More from this school
  • RMS partners with several providers to develop our educators' skill sets in the areas of deep-curriculum alignment, cooperative learning, quality instruction for English language learners, and positive behavior intervention systems.
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7400 Hovenkamp Avenue
Richland Hills, TX 76118
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Phone: (817) 547-4400

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