Dowling Middle School

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14000 Stancliff St

Houston, TX 77045

(713) 434-5600

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,175

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Dowling Middle School

I think dowling ms is a great school its just the children their because they have no self disapline they all are just messy and talk trash the teachers are fine becuase they dont work to watch your child they to teach them

Posted by a student on 04/19/10

I feel that Dowling is a great school(even though i am just a sixth grader) but it needs more discipline.When i say more discipline i mean that they need to step their game up because all they want to do is send kids away.They should try to help the kids to do better.The school needs major repairs and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/13/10

As a parent and a teacher I feel it is very unsatisfactory. It is disorganized. The administration is unhelpful and doesn't care about the students. The only thing that fuels adminstration is TAKS scores, which equals money. The behavior problems are ridiculous. Teen pregnancy is also a problem. I had ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/12/10

i hate dowling im a 8th grader there and the teachers are outstanding but the students are not they are ghetto,bad,and act like they have no common sence the school is poor and if we dont do good on taks this year the children next year will have school year-round :-(..but my personal oppinion is that ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/23/10

The adminstration at the school is very unhelpful and the school very disorganzied .This is the second year they have lost my child Dr.physical they are so disorganized.

Posted by a parent on 02/18/10

i think this school is unacceptable and every since my son started attending there i have always had a problem

Posted by a parent on 06/12/09

I love this school, and the kids. The administration really cares about what happens with these kids.

Posted by a teacher on 10/15/08

Even with the overcrowding of this school, Dowling has reached an Academically Acceptable rating from the TEA. Mr. Brooks is doing a wonderful job at nipping problems in the bud as they arise and preventing new ones from developing. Way to go Mr. Brooks. With your leadership skills the school is on ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/06

This school is sadly overcrowded with students. Because of this many behavior issues arise. Most of the teachers at the school are new first year teachers and there is a high turn over rate. The adminstration at the school is very unhelpful and the school suffers from being very disorganzied.

Posted by a teacher on 05/16/06

This school is so great. Its safe, smart and my daughter has been in alot less trouble since I sent her here. The kids get homework everyday and they learn something new daily! keep it up mr. Dean!!

Posted by a parent on 10/02/04

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Test scores for Dowling Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Dowling Middle School
Houston 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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Houston schools — Dowling Middle School is located at 14000 Stancliff St, Houston TX 77045. 14000 Stancliff St is in the 77045 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Dowling Middle School is the Houston Isd. Dowling Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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