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 McCullough J H, which is a part of CONROE ISD, with Irons J H, which is a part of CONROE ISD, we noted a slight difference in ratings.

McCullough J H’s regular student population is 2,068 with a 18.1 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Irons J H is 1,120 students and a 15.1 students/teacher ratio.

Performance Indicators
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McCullough J H performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) 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 95 in student achievement, 92 in school progress and 98 in closing performance gaps. It scored 96 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, Irons J H earned a State accountability rating of B. The school posted 89 in student achievement, 90 in school progress, 87 in closing performance gaps and 89 overall in post-secondary readiness.

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
A
Excellent
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95
Student Achievement
92
Student Progress
98
Closing Performance Gaps
96
Overall
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
B
Good
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89
Student Achievement
90
Student Progress
87
Closing Performance Gaps
89
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. McCullough J H's five out of seven distinctions are in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, post-secondary and with 25% student progress. Irons J H’s three out of seven distinctions are in Mathematics, post-secondary and with 25% student progress.

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
5/7
3/7
McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics

Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at McCullough J H. They make up for 57.59% of student population, followed by Hispanics (23.21%), Asians (9.67%), African Americans (4.74%), Two or More Races (4.26%) and Native Americans (0.39%).

The student population at Irons J H is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 41.34%, followed by Hispanics (34.91%), African Americans (13.21%), Asians (5.00%), Two or More Races (4.91%) and Native Americans (0.36%).

Based on household incomes, the McCullough J H’s economically disadvantaged students is significantly lower at 11.32% compared to 44.29% at Irons J H.

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, McCullough J H has a significantly higher number of English Language Learners comprising 6.82% of its student population compared to 10.54% at Irons J H.

McCullough J H’s bilingual students comprise 6.53%, gifted and talented students, 21.76%, while 6.00% are in the special education program. Irons J H bilingual students comprise 9.02%, gifted and talented students, 9.46%, and 8.39% are in the special education program.

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385

Racial/Ethnic Groups

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Total Students 2,068
African American 4.74% (98 students)
Hispanic 23.21% (480 students)
White 57.59% (1191 students)
Asian 9.67% (200 students)
Native American 0.39% (8 students)
Two or More Races 4.26% (88 students)
Total Students 100.00% (2068 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 11.32% (234 students)
Limited English Proficiency 6.82% (141 students)
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
Total Students 1,120
African American 13.21% (148 students)
Hispanic 34.91% (391 students)
White 41.34% (463 students)
Asian 5.00% (56 students)
Native American 0.36% (4 students)
Two or More Races 4.91% (55 students)
Total Students 100.00% (1120 students)
Eco Disadvantaged 44.29% (496 students)
Limited English Proficiency 10.54% (118 students)

Program

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Bilingual 6.53% (135 students)
Gifted & Talented 21.76% (450 students)
Special Education 6.00% (124 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 0.88% (18 students)
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
Bilingual 9.02% (101 students)
Gifted & Talented 9.46% (106 students)
Special Education 8.39% (94 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.35% (15 students)
Staff Profile

McCullough J H's 114 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 10.3 years with individual teaching experience averaging 12.7 years. Teachers at Irons J H, numbering 74 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 5 years with individual teaching experience averaging 9.1 years.

Of its teaching staff, McCullough J H has four teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 22 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 34 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 25 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 24 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including six beginning teachers. Irons J H no teacher serving the school for over 30 years, has three teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 26 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 19 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 21 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including five beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At McCullough J H there are 92 female teachers and 22 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 18 special education teachers are being assisted by 13 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has five staff members in the school administration department and 12 more working as school support staff.

At Irons J H there are 52 female teachers and 22 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 13 special education teachers are being assisted by six teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has two staff members in the school administration department and seven more working as school support staff.

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385

Experience

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Over 30 years 3.16% (4 teachers)
20 - 30 years 18.84% (22 teachers)
10 - 20 years 29.89% (34 teachers)
6 - 10 years 21.91% (25 teachers)
1- 5 years 21.12% (24 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 5.08% (6 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 12.7 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 10.3 yrs
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
Over 30 years 0.00% (0 teacher)
20 - 30 years 4.05% (3 teachers)
10 - 20 years 35.14% (26 teachers)
6 - 10 years 25.68% (19 teachers)
1- 5 years 28.38% (21 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 6.76% (5 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 9.1 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5 yrs

Teacher Type

McCullough J H
3800 S PANTHER CREEK DR, THE WOODLANDS, TX, 77381
Female Teachers 80.63% (92 teachers)
Male Teachers 19.37% (22 teachers)
School Admin 5
School Support 12
Edu Aids 13
Special Education 18
Irons J H
16780 NEEDHAM RD, CONROE, TX, 77385
Female Teachers 70.27% (52 teachers)
Male Teachers 29.73% (22 teachers)
School Admin 2
School Support 7
Edu Aids 6
Special Education 13
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