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About This School

Strickland Middle School is a public middle school in Denton. The principal of Strickland Middle School is Mrs Kathleen Carmona, whose e-mail is kcarmona@dentonisd.org. 879 students attend Strickland Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 11% of the Strickland Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 43% of the 879 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 54% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Strickland Middle School is 13:1. Denton Calvary Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 47% 55%
Hispanic 39% 30%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 12%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.9% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 38%
Limited English proficiency 11% 15%
Economically disadvantaged 43% 38%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    My son is in his 2nd yr here at Strickland. He loves it. He is in choir orchestra and athletics. His choir and orchestra teachers are the coolest guys. They have put on some excellent shows and we always enjoy them. The athletics coaches are great. I have enjoyed going and seeing my son run cross country and basketball. I have not heard any bad things happen at this school seeing how they always have a cop on the premises which in my opinion is good. Keeps everyone in line and safe. Im looking forward to seeing my son complete his whole middle school career here at Strickland!

  • (11 months ago)

    this used to be my old school last year and there where lots of mean kids! I loved all the teachers but i wouldn't recommend for kid who get upset easily to go to this school. I left Strickland Because of all the actions kids made there.

  • (2 years ago)

    This school is way better than average. The Fine Arts Programs are outstanding. However - the kids are over tested and the tail wags the dog in that respect. Too much emphasis on tests. Get back to teaching school and the test results will come as a byproduct of collaborative effort..

  • (2 years ago)

    they don't challenge kids enough with academics. If your in athletics they push you. if your not your not challenged.

  • (4 years ago)

    Strong academic achievement standing.

  • (5 years ago)

    i think strickland is a very good school thats the middle school im going to now but yes like all schools there are some teachers who dont challenge their students enough. we dont have much parent envolvement but our students do alot.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have been going to this school for three years now. This school is great for those who need to concentrate on extracurriculars. However I have found this school does not meet the needs of those who need to focus more on education. The discipline is also a problem because there isn't any. One of the problems a think Strickland currently experiances is the fact that the teachers do not teach and guide the students in an easily absorbed matter.

  • (6 years ago)

    Strickland has a reputation as having a very good theatre program and I think that we will continue with having a good program even though we recently changed theatre teachers. I am happy with choir band and orchestra even though I think they could all be much better.

  • (6 years ago)

    I find that Strickland is sometimes lacking in academics. Hardly any homework is assigned and often mediocre work is accepted with an A grade. I do not mean to say that all teachers are this way only that as an average teachers do not challenge us near enough.

  • (6 years ago)

    Im a student at Strickland Middle School. The acedemics are really good. Athletics are good and we have awesome coaches who push us to our best

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a student here at strickland and find it very awesome. any kid would love to go here

  • (7 years ago)

    I am a student. I am in athletics and we do work very very hard and our academic is great! ] strickland is a verry good school and very fun! ]

  • (8 years ago)

    There are a lot of opportunities at Strickland to do extra-curriculars which is great. Most of the teachers challenge the kids and are very good. However I don't think the athletics are being well directed- too many coaches and kids are sitting around without direction.

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