James Middle School

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1101 Nashville Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76105

(817) 814-0200

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for James Middle School

My daughter is a sixth grader in the SIP program at WJMS. I am very impressed with it. The kids have all been very friendly and the SIP teachers are definetly a cut above. I am so glad we found this advanced academics program.

Posted by a parent on 11/11/10

William James Middle School Is A Very Good School. The Teachers There Are Very Helpful And So Are The Principals . . William James Also Has A Great Football Team

Posted by a parent on 09/18/10

William James has the best teachers and staff. They actually like the kids and believe they should challenge them.

Posted by a parent on 04/24/10

I am a student here and all these good reviews are completely wrong.I Am caucasion and have been harrased by the local minorities because of my race.I personally believe that lots of gang activity and fights make it the worst school in the FWISD.

Posted by a student on 04/17/10

I am a student at William James MS & I personally think it is a good school. The teachers are great and the new principle made new rules. The school provides excellent tutoring and the students try very hard to succeed.

Posted by a student on 02/04/10

I'm not a parent but a teacher. I've been at WJMS for 16 years and have watched it grow from a really scary place to be to the best place I've ever worked. Great principal, great VPs, positive attitude on 99% of the faculty -- scores keep going up, opportunities for students improve each year. We have ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/08/06

While I am not a parent of a student now, I am a Substitute teacher. As a Parent of William James students in the 80's, I found it to be one of the best schools anywhere in academics, activities, and parental ivnolvement. Of course with the magnet program and regular program there is was a two in one ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/19/05

This is a scary place. There is a lot of bullying and harrasment going on at this school. This school does not live up to what it advertises in the magnet school brochure. If your school guidance counselor recommends this school for your child, ask the counselor the last time they visited this school.

Posted by a parent on 10/21/04

My daughter graduated from Wm. James in 2003. I expected the best math program in the district, but my surprise was the high quality of the science instruction. Students were encouraged to participate in research which led to participation in the Fort Worth Regional Science Fair and State Fair. Part ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/04

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Test scores for James Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
James Middle School
Fort Worth 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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Fort Worth schools — James Middle School is located at 1101 Nashville Ave, Fort Worth TX 76105. 1101 Nashville Ave is in the 76105 ZIP code in Fort Worth, TX The school district for James Middle School is the Fort Worth Isd. James Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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