Choosing the right middle school for your children can prove to be a daunting task. Middle school is when children start to flex their growing independence. This is a critical transition period for students. As they assert their independence, their responsibilities increase, they attend multiple classes and their academic performance are closely monitored and graded. Schools focus on preparing them for the more rigorous academic grind in high school.

When we compared Landrum Middle School, which is a part of SPRING BRANCH ISD, with Cornerstone Academy, which is a part of SPRING BRANCH ISD, we noted a big difference in ratings.

Landrum Middle School’s regular student population is 973 with a 17.9 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Cornerstone Academy is 361 students and a 13.6 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators
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Landrum Middle School earned a State accountability rating of C (70-79) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 71 in student achievement, 82 in school progress and 68 in closing performance gaps. It scored 78 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Cornerstone Academy performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 94 in student achievement, 92 in school progress, 93 in closing performance gaps and 94 overall in post-secondary readiness.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
C
Average
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71
Student Achievement
82
Student Progress
68
Closing Performance Gaps
78
Overall
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
A
Excellent
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94
Student Achievement
92
Student Progress
93
Closing Performance Gaps
94
Overall
Distinction Designations

A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

It is in this area where the two schools differ. Landrum Middle School’s only distinction designation is in Social Studies. Cornerstone Academy's six out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Social Studies, post-secondary, with 25% student progress and 25% closing performance gaps.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
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6/7
Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics

Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, the dominant group in Landrum Middle School is Hispanics who make up nearly 91.37% of student population, followed by African Americans (2.67%), Whites or Caucasians (2.26%), Two or More Races (2.16%), Asians (1.23%) and Native Americans (0.31%).

The student population at Cornerstone Academy is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 49.86%, followed by Hispanics (34.07%), Asians (11.91%), Two or More Races (2.49%), African Americans (1.39%) and Native Americans (0.28%).

Based on household incomes, Landrum Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly higher at 93.63% compared to 19.11% at Cornerstone Academy.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Landrum Middle School has a significantly higher number of English Language Learners comprising 58.38% of its student population compared to 8.59% at Cornerstone Academy.

In addition, Landrum Middle School has 56.53% bilingual students, 4.73% are in the gifted and talented program, while 11.41% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Cornerstone Academy with 8.59% bilingual students, 35.46% gifted and talented students and 4.16% students in the special education program.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055

Racial/Ethnic Groups

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Total Students 973
African American 2.67% (26 students)
Hispanic 91.37% (889 students)
White 2.26% (22 students)
Asian 1.23% (12 students)
Native American 0.31% (3 students)
Two or More Races 2.16% (21 students)
Total Students 100.00% (973 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 93.63% (911 students)
Limited English Proficiency 58.38% (568 students)
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Total Students 361
African American 1.39% (5 students)
Hispanic 34.07% (123 students)
White 49.86% (180 students)
Asian 11.91% (43 students)
Native American 0.28% (1 student)
Two or More Races 2.49% (9 students)
Total Students 100.00% (361 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 19.11% (69 students)
Limited English Proficiency 8.59% (31 students)

Program

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Bilingual 56.53% (550 students)
Gifted & Talented 4.73% (46 students)
Special Education 11.41% (111 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.84% (18 students)
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Bilingual 8.59% (31 students)
Gifted & Talented 35.46% (128 students)
Special Education 4.16% (15 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 3.77% (14 students)
Staff Profile

Landrum Middle School's 54 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 5.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging 8.3 years. Teachers at Cornerstone Academy, numbering 26 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 9.7 years with individual teaching experience averaging 13.2 years.

Of its teaching staff, Landrum Middle School has two teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has three teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, ten teachers have worked for 11-20 years, six teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 25 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including seven beginning teachers. Cornerstone Academy has one teacher only serving the school for over 30 years, has eight teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, five teachers have worked for 11-20 years, six teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while six teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including one beginning teacher only.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At Landrum Middle School there are 37 female teachers and 16 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 24 special education teachers are being assisted by seven teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has four staff members in the school administration department and five more working as school support staff.

At Cornerstone Academy there are 22 female teachers and three male teachers. Of its teaching staff, one teacher is aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and two more working as school support staff.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055

Experience

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Over 30 years 4.24% (2 teachers)
20 - 30 years 6.27% (3 teachers)
10 - 20 years 18.82% (10 teachers)
6 - 10 years 11.44% (6 teachers)
1- 5 years 45.76% (25 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 13.47% (7 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 8.3 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5.3 yrs
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Over 30 years 4.15% (1 teacher)
20 - 30 years 29.81% (8 teachers)
10 - 20 years 17.36% (5 teachers)
6 - 10 years 22.64% (6 teachers)
1- 5 years 22.64% (6 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 3.77% (1 teacher)
Teacher Experience Average 13.2 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 9.7 yrs

Teacher Type

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Female Teachers 69.56% (38 teachers)
Male Teachers 30.44% (17 teachers)
School Admin 4
School Support 6
Edu Aids 7
Special Education 23
Cornerstone Academy
9016 WESTVIEW DR, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Female Teachers 86.42% (23 teachers)
Male Teachers 13.58% (4 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 3
Edu Aids 1
Special Education 0
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