Peterson Middle School

Peterson Middle School serves 736 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Peterson Middle School operates within the Kerrville Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 736 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 736 students
Peterson Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Peterson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Peterson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Peterson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 15:1 16:1
Peterson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Peterson Middle School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
43%
52%
Peterson Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
13%
Peterson Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
52%
29%
Peterson Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Peterson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Peterson 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.
0.55 0.41
Peterson 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.
42%
53%
Peterson 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.
10%
7%
Peterson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,992 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,172 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,490 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Kerrville Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,992 838
Kerrville Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $9 MM
Kerrville Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $46 MM $10 MM
Kerrville Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,172 $12,250
Kerrville Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,490 $12,682
Kerrville 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 Hill Country High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is B T Wilson Sixth Grade School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Center (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KerrvilleHill Country High School
    Alternative School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 31 students1200 Sidney Baker St
    KerrvilleTX 78028
    (830)257-2232
    0.29-1231
  • KerrvilleB T Wilson Sixth Grade School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6 | 382 students605 Tivy St
    KerrvilleTX 78028
    (830)257-2207
    1.16382
  • KerrvilleEarly Childhood Center
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK | 266 students1011 Third St
    KerrvilleTX 78028
    (830)257-1335
    1.1PK266
  • KerrvilleKerrville Disciplinary Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 5-121010 Barnett St
    KerrvilleTX 78028
    (830)257-2232
    1.15-12n/a
  • KerrvilleTivy High School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1360 students3250 Loop 534
    KerrvilleTX 78028
    (830)257-2212
    1.79-121360

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