Dowling Middle School

14000 Stancliff St, Houston, TX 77045 | (713) 434-5600
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,432
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3 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Barrett L Brooks
  • Fax: (713) 434-5608
  • Website: www.houstonisd.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: 1,432
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 95.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 728 (50.8%)
  • Females: 704 (49.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 102 (7.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 682 (47.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 784 (54.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dowling Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black55238.5%
Asian20.1%
Hispanic87060.8%
White80.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dowling Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade48734.0%
7th Grade46232.3%
8th Grade48333.7%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
8.4
District:
11.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
48.4%
District:
30.1%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
27.4%
District:
21.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
11.6%
District:
21.6%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
10.5%
District:
21.1%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$77,622
District:
$78,780
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,857
District:
$52,535
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,987
District:
$45,070
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,373
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,036
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$54,980
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$63,355
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 reviews for Dowling Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on December 31, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is bad and it has bad influences. I belive students are the problem.They dont know how to act mature,but the staff need's to give more effort to control them. Who are the adults there? Becuse to me kids rule it.There efforts are way to low. That's why even though I live in the rural area I pay for my kids to go to sugarland schools.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 14, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school has bad reputation besides the building is not as good as it should be and the area where is located looks spooky
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 06, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I heard this school is bad too many rumors of gang activity
  • Reviewed by Student on March 11, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is very challenging to the student's brain but they help make learning eaisy.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 30, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • They keep u infor, of everything going on.if u have a pomblem, they do there best to help u.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Dowling Middle School performed on average worse than many 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
201059.0%79.0%82.0%
200957.0%74.0%80.0%
200860.0%71.0%80.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%81.0%86.0%
200984.0%86.0%91.0%
200882.0%85.0%91.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201067.0%78.0%81.0%
200962.0%74.0%79.0%
200848.0%67.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%82.0%86.0%
200972.0%78.0%84.0%
200872.0%79.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
201093.0%93.0%74.0%
200986.0%88.0%72.0%
200878.0%84.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.0%83.0%80.0%
200967.0%78.0%79.0%
200861.0%73.0%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%91.0%91.0%
200989.0%92.0%93.0%
200886.0%91.0%92.0%
 
Science Test
201061.0%73.0%78.0%
200946.0%66.0%72.0%
200850.0%60.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%94.0%95.0%
200979.0%89.0%92.0%
200883.0%88.0%90.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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