Deerpark Middle School

Deerpark Ranger

Deerpark Middle School
8849 Anderson Mill Rd.
Austin, Texas 78729

Phone: 512-464-6600
Fax: 512-464-6740
Principal, Jonathan Smith

Hours: 8:20 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Colors: Black & Red
Mascot: Rangers
Grades: 6-8

Feeder Pattern

Each student’s feeder pattern is determined by his or her home address. To find out which schools your student will attend, use our Interactive School Boundaries Map.

What happens at our school?

Deerpark Middle School is the home of the Rangers!

We believe in developing the whole child. Not just academically, but socially emotionally as well

We believe in using a culturally responsive and equity mindset to guide our decisions

We believe in using relational practices to establish meaningful relationships with students

We believe in using a restorative mindset and restorative practices to strengthen the relationships in our classrooms and throughout campus

We believe in celebrating the diversity of our students, staff, and community.We believe in being and growing life-long learners

We believe in using and teaching 21st century skills for the development and growth of all students

We believe in doing whatever it takes to improve student achievement for all

We believe in collaborating with parents and community members to improve outcomes for students

We believe that we are stronger together

We believe in Ranger PRIDE (Positive, Resilient, Integrity, Determination, Excellence)

Ranger Pride Never Dies!

Mission
Deerpark Middle School fosters a challenging academic and socially rich environment to ensure that students will be critical thinkers, effective leaders, and socially aware stewards of their community.
Vision
Deerpark Middle School equips students to become lifelong learners who positively impact our ever-changing society.
History

Deerpark opened its doors to students in August 1986.

Enrollment

Accountability Rating

B – Recognized performance

Overview of State Accountability

Distinction Designations

Academic Achievement in ELA/Reading
Academic Achievement in Science
Academic Achievement in Social Studies
Top 25 Percent: Comparative Academic Growth
Top 25 Percent: Comparative Closing the Gaps
Postsecondary Readiness

2018-19 STAAR Passing Rates

  • 6th Grade Reading – 73% 73% 73%
  • 6th Grade Math – 76% 76% 76%
  • 7th Grade Reading – 75% 75% 75%
  • 7th Grade Math – 78% 78% 78%
  • 7th Grade Writing – 71% 71% 71%
  • 8th Grade Reading – 87% 87% 87%
  • 8th Grade Math – 92% 92% 92%
  • 8th Grade Science – 82% 82% 82%
  • 8th Grade Social Studies – 73% 73% 73%

NOTE: STAAR results, student demographic and enrollment data is pulled from the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR). This page is updated generally around mid-November when the data is released by the state. The TAPR includes information from the previous school year.

2018-19 Student Demographics

  • African American – 17.9% 17.9% 17.9%
  • Hispanic – 34.0% 34.0% 34.0%
  • White – 36.4% 36.4% 36.4%
  • Native American – 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
  • Asian – 6.9% 6.9% 6.9%
  • Pacific Islander – 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
  • Two or more races – 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
  • Economically Disadvantaged – 41.9% 41.9% 41.9%
  • English Language Learners – 6.7% 6.7% 6.7%

Student Enrollment by program

  • Bilingual/ESL – 6.2% 6.2% 6.2%
  • Career and Technical – 15.4% 15.4% 15.4%
  • Gifted and Talented – 10.8% 10.8% 10.8%
  • Special Education – 12.6% 12.6% 12.6%
Find our Campus Improvement Plan (CIP), State and Federal Accountability summaries, Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR), as well as the most recent climate survey results on the District Performance Indicators page.