Dripping Springs Middle School

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111 Tiger Ln

Dripping Springs, TX 78620

(512) 858-3400

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,110

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Dripping Springs Middle School

I am thankful for amazing curricula, teachers who are passionate about their subject matter...so passionate they want to share this passion with their students...and I am thankful for the arts at DSMS -- especially the dance department, the art department and the symphonic band. Finally, I am thankful ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/23/14

not thrilled about my child having 8 teachers many of whom throw homework on the website last minute the night before. not thrilled about about the culture of zero diversity and acceptance nor lack of staff support of a kind and accepting culture. not thrilled about lack of interesting clubs for my children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/14

If you look at the test scores you see a trend up in 7th and 8th- a sign the school is doing a great job improving skills each year. There were at least 120 kids inducted into NJHS this year, most 6th graders. The teachers care, they hold kids accountable for late and missing work and don't give much ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/17/14

Good things- DSMS has pretty good teachers who teach as well as they possibly can. You have a pretty good choice of electives and all are sucessful. Lots of oppertunities and above average test scores. Bad things-A big problem is over crowding. With 3 elementry schools in the district you would think ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/09/12

DSMS is the best middle school you can find. its filled with great teachers,hard wroking students,and awesome staff. DSMS is super fun and everybody gets really good grades.

Posted by a other on 03/17/12

DS oldtimers run this district to it's detriment. Teachers do not care anymore. The kids that act out the loudest, get the most attention. I have seen on numerous occasions where the students that want to learn have to sit out in the hallway to limit their distractions from the classroom. Drugs are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/10

Ddripping Springs school system has been wonderful for my grandchildren! They have great teachers who care about the students!!

Posted by a other on 09/30/09

They are a proactive school. Planning in middle school for high school and even for college. The staff communicates through their websites or email quickly. The parents are very involved which is rare at the middle school level. They work to make the learning experience fun and active- experimenting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

I am a student currently at this school and so far I think it is great. While a few teachers have a hard time with the few students that misbehave, other than that, it's great!

Posted by a student on 01/06/09

My daughter is now an 8th grader and DSMS and has loved all three years! I highly recommend this school. They teachers are so involved and genuinely care about the students and their families.

Posted by a parent on 01/24/08

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Test scores for Dripping Springs Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Dripping Springs Middle School
Dripping Springs Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. 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 grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Dripping Springs schools — Dripping Springs Middle School is located at 111 Tiger Ln, Dripping Springs TX 78620. 111 Tiger Ln is in the 78620 ZIP code in Dripping Springs, TX The school district for Dripping Springs Middle School is the Dripping Springs Isd. Dripping Springs Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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