Dessau Middle School

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12900 Dessau Rd

Austin, TX 78754

(512) 594-2600

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Dessau Middle School

The staff and faculty at this school are apathetic and they simply do not care. They will do whatever takes the most minimal effort and they will throw everything off on the parents (or someone else). These are mostly low income needy kids who would thrive if someone just cared about them and took ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/14

The school was amazing great avid program A very well educated school I will never leave the area

Posted by a parent on 05/28/12

Excellent school very well educated the school is very nice and orderly I just love the school no bad comments

Posted by a parent on 05/28/12

I am pulling my son out of this school and am putting him in private. My son tells me everyday about the things he experiences here and it amazes me. I feel sorry for the students that HAVE to stay that aren't a part of the problem. There are so many problem students attending this school and the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/09/10

Thank God my son was only stuck there for one year ('08-'09). There was horrendoulsly little communication from admin to staff, less from staff to students and none from staff to parents. The band program was draconian (wanted my son to go to a clinic at UT on a Sat instead of taking his only chance ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/28/09

This is an OK school I just know that theirs better out there. I can say we're great in the sports area, the extra-curricular. We (7th grade) also have the highest cba and taks scores out of all the other PISD middle schools. I have to go to the Westview middle school for my last year of middle school ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/22/09

I am so pleased to have a student and DMS. The teachers are amazing at adapting teaching methods to a wonderfully diverse group of students. Any discipline problems are dealt with quickly and efficiently. Truly dedicated teachers and staff create wonderful learning opportunities for the kids. Excellent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/09

As a student, I'm trying to base this off of the school only and not the people I'm around with. Overall, DMS is average school, great bands (*very prideful of them*), great KickStart program, intelligent students (we won the UIL!)... But the school spirit is lacking in some places and getting through ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/25/09

I volunteer on the PTO so I'm around the school often. I am quite surprised at how wonderful the staff, parents and students are to work with. I had heard things about the school which did not reflect a good reputation from years past, however, I would have to disagree with all that I heard. I have ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/03/08

Since the new principal took over last year, the scohol has seen a huge improvement in nearly very respect. The kids seem happier, the teachers seem happier and I've not heard any complaints. I agree the school was horrible under the previous administrator, but it just goes to show that that the right ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/03/08

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Test scores for Dessau Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Dessau Middle School
Pflugerville 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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Austin schools — Dessau Middle School is located at 12900 Dessau Rd, Austin TX 78754. 12900 Dessau Rd is in the 78754 ZIP code in Austin, TX The school district for Dessau Middle School is the Pflugerville Isd. Dessau Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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