O'Banion Middle School is governed by Garland Independent School District and provides a variety of academic programs in language arts, mathematics, sciences, social science and economics. It has a fine arts department that offers programs in band, chorus, drama and art. The school offers a range of athletic activities, such as football, basketball, volleyball, track and cheerleading. Its clubs include student council, national junior honor society, and pentathlon, chess and Bison women's clubs. The school additional programs include Advancement Via Individual Determination and extended day tutorial programs. Its library has a collection of more than 11,000 books, magazines and also provides copy machine, printers, scanner and computers with Internet access. O'Banion Middle School is located in Garland, Texas.