W H Atwell Middle School

1303 Reynoldston Ln, Dallas, TX 75232 | (972) 794-6400
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 905
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Harnell Williams
  • Fax: (972) 794-6401
  • Website: www.dallasisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 905
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 67.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 458 (50.6%)
  • Females: 447 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 104 (11.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 632 (69.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 736 (81.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
W H Atwell Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black67374.4%
Asian--
Hispanic22825.2%
White30.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For W H Atwell Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade29232.3%
7th Grade31935.2%
8th Grade29432.5%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
14.5
District:
11.9
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
34.2%
District:
33.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
20.8%
District:
21.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
13.4%
District:
20.0%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
30.2%
District:
21.0%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$79,196
District:
$79,563
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$55,607
District:
$54,645
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,350
District:
$47,743
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,451
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,215
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,449
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$67,324
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that W H Atwell Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.0%73.0%82.0%
200964.0%73.0%80.0%
200872.0%74.0%80.0%
 
Reading Test
201076.0%78.0%86.0%
200984.0%86.0%91.0%
200883.0%88.0%91.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.0%68.0%81.0%
200967.0%67.0%79.0%
200862.0%65.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%77.0%86.0%
200984.0%77.0%84.0%
200881.0%77.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
201089.0%91.0%74.0%
200991.0%89.0%72.0%
200889.0%84.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201075.0%77.0%80.0%
200975.0%73.0%79.0%
200876.0%73.0%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201092.0%89.0%91.0%
200995.0%91.0%93.0%
200893.0%90.0%92.0%
 
Science Test
201064.0%64.0%78.0%
200966.0%59.0%72.0%
200866.0%55.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201091.0%92.0%95.0%
200989.0%88.0%92.0%
200890.0%87.0%90.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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