Vanston Middle School

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3230 Karla Dr

Mesquite, TX 75150

(972) 882-5801

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 734

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Vanston Middle School

Vanston is a great middle school!! The administration and teachers are outstanding. My children are excelling through their highest potential. If there are any bad ratings of this school it is definitely not the school or staff it is the Environment. I believe if parents are raising their children in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/15/13

The school year started out for my daughter poorly. The first couple of weeks there was bullying and the remainder of the year continued along that theme. Also her wallet was stolen. The Principle would never respond to concerns. It was as if he was a ghost. Then in order to get a response from ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/02/11

My son went through Vanston and enjoyed it. He made good freinds there that he has in North Mesquite High school, He participated in extracurricular activities, and even rode the bus to and from school and still came home happy almost everyday. Pretty good experience for middle school in my opinion. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/24/11

While there are a handful of excellent teachers, the overall staff is too busy worrying about 'the TEST', and dealing with students who cause problems to do anything resembling teaching. My child in NJHS, and all AP classes and is Bored, and becoming disheartened. The counselors are a joke . At a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/31/04

Vanston has been a great school for our son. He was a member of the National Junior Honor Society and with the exception of parent involvement, we think it's a near-perfect middle school here in Mesquite.

Posted by a on 06/17/03

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Test scores for Vanston Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Vanston Middle School
Mesquite 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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Mesquite schools — Vanston Middle School is located at 3230 Karla Dr, Mesquite TX 75150. 3230 Karla Dr is in the 75150 ZIP code in Mesquite, TX The school district for Vanston Middle School is the Mesquite Isd. Vanston Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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