Welch Middle School

Welch Middle School serves 926 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Welch Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 926 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 926 students
Welch Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Welch Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Welch Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 16:1 14:1
Welch Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Welch Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
38%
51%
Welch Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
60%
13%
Welch Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
1%
30%
Welch Middle School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Welch Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.50 0.41
Welch Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
75%
53%
Welch Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Welch Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 223,158 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,158 822
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Girls & Boys Prep Academy High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Girls & Boys Prep Academy Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley West Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • HoustonGirls & Boys Prep Academy High School
    Charter School
    8415 West Bellfort
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)270-5994
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 139 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonGirls & Boys Prep Academy Middle School
    Charter School
    8415 West Bellfort
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)270-2006
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 160 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HoustonYes Prep - Brays Oaks
    Charter School
    9000 West Bellfort
    HoustonTX 77031
    (713)967-8400
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 541 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • HoustonValley West Elementary School
    Magnet School
    10707 South Gessner Dr
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)773-6151
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 748 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonJoshua's Learning Land
    Charter School
    8320 West Airport
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)773-1600
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 66 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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