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 Westchester Academy For International Studies, 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 Westchester Academy For International Studies is 924 students and a 13.1 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, Westchester Academy For International Studies performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 94 in student achievement, 92 in school progress, 87 in closing performance gaps and 92 overall in post-secondary readiness.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
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
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
A
Excellent
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94
Student Achievement
92
Student Progress
87
Closing Performance Gaps
92
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. Except for Science, Landrum Middle School earned one out of seven distinctions. Westchester Academy For International Studies's two out of seven distinctions are in Science and with 25% student progress.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
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2/7
Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
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%).

At Westchester Academy For International Studies, Hispanics make up 69.59% of student population, followed by Whites or Caucasians (17.21%), Asians (7.79%), African Americans (3.14%), Two or More Races (2.06%) and Native Americans (0.22%).

Based on household incomes, Landrum Middle School’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly higher at 93.63% compared to 50.22% at Westchester Academy For International Studies.

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 20.02% at Westchester Academy For International Studies.

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 Westchester Academy For International Studies with 25.76% bilingual students, 21.32% gifted and talented students and 3.25% students in the special education program.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079

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)
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
Total Students 924
African American 3.14% (29 students)
Hispanic 69.59% (643 students)
White 17.21% (159 students)
Asian 7.79% (72 students)
Native American 0.22% (2 students)
Two or More Races 2.06% (19 students)
Total Students 100.00% (924 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 50.22% (464 students)
Limited English Proficiency 20.02% (185 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)
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
Bilingual 25.76% (238 students)
Gifted & Talented 21.32% (197 students)
Special Education 3.25% (30 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.42% (13 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 Westchester Academy For International Studies, numbering 70 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 7.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging 12 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. Westchester Academy For International Studies has four teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has eight teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 25 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 16 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 16 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including two beginning teachers.

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 Westchester Academy For International Studies there are 50 female teachers and 20 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, one special education teacher is being assisted by three teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has four staff members in the school administration department and eight more working as school support staff.

Landrum Middle School
2200 RIDGECREST, HOUSTON, TX, 77055
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079

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
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
Over 30 years 5.54% (4 teachers)
20 - 30 years 10.94% (8 teachers)
10 - 20 years 34.80% (25 teachers)
6 - 10 years 22.87% (16 teachers)
1- 5 years 22.44% (16 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 3.27% (2 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 12 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.3 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
Westchester Academy For International Studies
901 YORKCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX, 77079
Female Teachers 71.02% (50 teachers)
Male Teachers 28.98% (20 teachers)
School Admin 4
School Support 9
Edu Aids 3
Special Education 1
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