Houston Middle School

Houston Middle School serves 834 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Houston Middle School operates within the Amarillo Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 834 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 834 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
Hispanic
39%
51%
Black
21%
13%
White
29%
30%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.72 0.41
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.
74%
53%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,327 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Amarillo Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
3
Number of Students Managed 33,327 822
District Total Revenue $265 MM $9 MM
District Spending $266 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,532 $11,947
District Spending / Student $8,578 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • AmarilloWills Elementary School
    3500 West 11th
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)326-5650
    0.5 mi | 561 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AmarilloSan Jacinto Elementary School
    3400 West 4th
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)371-5760
    0.6 mi | 734 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AmarilloAvondale Elementary School
    1500 Avondale
    AmarilloTX 79106
    (806)326-4000
    0.9 mi | 531 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AmarilloTascosa High School
    3921 Westlawn
    AmarilloTX 79102
    (806)326-2600
    1 mi | 2319 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AmarilloParamount Terrace Elementary School
    3906 West 40th
    AmarilloTX 79109
    (806)354-4620
    1.2 mi | 334 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended June 20, 2014 - 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

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