Houston Middle School

Houston Middle School serves 849 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Houston Middle School operates within the Amarillo Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 849 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 849 students
Houston Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Houston Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Houston Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Houston Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Houston Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
4%
Houston Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
45%
52%
Houston Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
21%
13%
Houston Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
25%
29%
Houston Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Houston Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Houston Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.41
Houston Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
53%
Houston Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Houston Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,456 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,034 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,662 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Amarillo Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
3
Number of Students Managed 33,456 838
Amarillo Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $288 MM $9 MM
Amarillo Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $276 MM $10 MM
Amarillo Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,034 $12,250
Amarillo Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,662 $12,682
Amarillo Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Tascosa High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vista Academy Of Amarillo (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wills Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AmarilloWills Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 534 students3500 West 11th
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)326-5650
    0.5PK-5534
  • AmarilloSan Jacinto Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 695 students3400 West 4th
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)326-5200
    0.6PK-5695
  • AmarilloAvondale Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 551 students1500 Avondale
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)326-4000
    0.9PK-5551
  • AmarilloTascosa High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2211 students3921 Westlawn
    AmarilloTX 79102
    (806)326-2600
    19-122211
  • AmarilloAmarillo Area Center For Advanced Learning
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 18 students1100 North Forest
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)326-2800
    1.29-1218

School Reviews

I was actually looking for my old chior teacher. I used to go to this school, though I only went for a year. It was a good school. My old chior teachers name is Mr.Pinalez
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/20/14

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