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J W Williams Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 767 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted May 12, 2014

We enrolled our child in Jan 2014 and have to say this has been the worst school I have ever seen. Constant racial discrimination with no leader ship from the Vice Principals. Constant bullying with no action taken. When asked to have meetings about the situation going on we were treated with disrespect and hostility and yelling and false accusations. We are local business owners and feel very ashamed to have to send our children there. In the process of getting legal counsel to help us.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2013

My son loves all his teachers and has done very well in the past 2 years. School does weight heavy on the football side of things, but most Texas schools do. 8th grade Robotics was a disappointment with no leadership. But overall I am very happy with my son's acheivements these past two years. My son wishes that Rockwall had a better hockey program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 9, 2013

My daughter is a new student at Williams MS. She has been bullied, harrased, and the office does not nothing to make sure it stops. They say they will, then they dont. They have treated her like she is the one in the wrong instead of handling the children who are the problem. The communication is non existent between the teachers and parents. I feel bullying has gotten out of hand, and it needs to be addressed. When children at yelling obscenities and throwing things at other children and nothing is done, then don't get angry when the parent has to stand up for their child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2012

I am a teacher at this school and have had 2 students go through this school. It is a fantastic place to work and was a wonderful place for both of my children. I see this school from the inside and the outside. It truly is a remarkable place. The gifted students get challenge, the reluctant learners get encouragement. What more could you want??? I love working here. We really do care about educating students! :)
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 14, 2011

Wow....this is the whole package! If you want a school that outshines all others, Williams MS is it! They put parents at ease and students first with high academic standards, strong character building, and lots of sports and extra-curricular activities. The staff and teachers are knowledgeable, supportive, and make you feel like part of a family community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2009

one word ''amazing!' i love my school!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 12, 2008

This school has got to be one of the finest in North Texas without a doubt. Teachers, administrators and staff are always working to help students succeed! Rockwall ISD should be very proud of this campus and what it offers students, parents and the community!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 21, 2007

This is a topnotch school. The teachers really care and keep in touch concerning student progress. Communication with parents is great! My son was in football and I was impressed by the lengths that the coaches went to to allow all boys who wanted to play to be able to play. The same could be said about all girls being able to be cheerleaders if they chose. It's nice for the kids to be able to do something that they may be perceive as 'cool' at such an awkward age. I like that all kids can participate if they want. I was very impressed by the kids as well. They worked hard and it showed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2006

My child attends this school and the level of instruction and the quality of the education far exceeds state standards. Teachers take a proactive stance in educating students and I believe the many successes celebrated by both present and former students is a testament to the incredible foundation that students receive in this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2006

The facility is new, however the program leaves something to be desired. This area has gone from small town to boom town, and this particular school has not caught up to the needs of the students. There are two middle schools in this town with attendance determined by which side of the interstate highway you reside. If given a choice, go South. We moved our child from this school to the other middle school mid-year and the results were astonishing.
—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.

335 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2011.

328 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 94% in 2011.

332 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%

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.

341 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

336 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2011.

342 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Social Studies

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

340 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
99%

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

All Students95%
Female95%
Male95%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education55%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students91%
Female90%
Male92%
Black or African American80%
Asian100%
Hispanic85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education56%
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)67%
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students98%
Female99%
Male96%
Black or African American90%
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education80%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English98%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
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 Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
Black or African American95%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Special education88%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students96%
Female95%
Male96%
Black or African American84%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Special education82%
Not special education96%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%
Gifted/talented100%

Science

All Students90%
Female88%
Male92%
Black or African American74%
Asian100%
Hispanic83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education41%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Social Studies

All Students99%
Female98%
Male99%
Black or African American100%
Asian100%
Hispanic98%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Special education89%
Not special education99%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English99%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%
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.

371 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

369 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%
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.

332 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

336 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
91%
Social Studies

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

336 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%
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.

136 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

 
 
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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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2012

 
 
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English II Reading

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

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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

 
 
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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.

2013

 
 
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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 Students94%
Female97%
Male91%
Black or African American91%
Asian85%
Hispanic92%
Multiracial100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Special education67%
Not special education95%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English95%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted93%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students77%
Female79%
Male75%
Black or African American53%
Asian100%
Hispanic70%
Multiracial88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Special education29%
Not special education79%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students87%
Female92%
Male82%
Black or African American78%
Asian100%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Special education67%
Not special education88%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted85%
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 Students97%
Female99%
Male95%
Black or African American95%
Asian100%
Hispanic97%
Multiracial93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Special education83%
Not special education98%
Limited English proficient (LEP)83%
Proficient in English97%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant97%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted97%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students90%
Female90%
Male89%
Black or African American74%
Asian91%
Hispanic86%
Multiracial92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education62%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Science

All Students90%
Female85%
Male95%
Black or African American65%
Asian94%
Hispanic95%
Multiracial80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special education63%
Not special education91%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted88%
Bilingualn/a

Social Studies

All Students81%
Female74%
Male89%
Black or African American65%
Asian83%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education38%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)100%
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted79%
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 Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
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
Non-migrant100%
Gifted/talented100%
Non-Gifted100%
Bilingualn/a

Algebra II

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Biology I

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Chemistry

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English I Reading

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English II Reading

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English III Reading

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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 "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Exemplary".
  • 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
White 71% 29%
Hispanic 14% 52%
Black 5% 13%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 3% 4%
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) 1%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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625 East Fm 552
Rockwall, TX 75087
Phone: (972) 771-8313

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