Peterson Middle School

Peterson Middle School serves 679 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Peterson Middle School operates within the Kerrville Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 679 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 679 students
Peterson Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Peterson Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Peterson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 12:1 14:1
Peterson Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Peterson Middle School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
43%
50%
Peterson Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
13%
Peterson Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
50%
31%
Peterson Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Peterson Middle School Sch Ethnicity Peterson Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.57 0.41
Peterson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
17%
44%
Peterson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
Peterson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,877 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Kerrville Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 4,877 730
Kerrville Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $9 MM
Kerrville Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $44 MM $9 MM
Kerrville Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,875 $11,947
Kerrville Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,154 $12,666
Kerrville Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hill Country High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kerrville Disciplinary Alternative School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Early Childhood Center (1.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kerrville Hill Country High School
    Alternative School
    1200 Sidney Baker St
    Kerrville , TX 78028
    (830)257-2232
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Kerrville Early Childhood Center
    1011 Third St
    Kerrville , TX 78028
    (830)257-1335
    1.1  mi  |  265  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Kerrville Kerrville Disciplinary Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1010 Barnett St
    Kerrville , TX 78028
    (830)257-2232
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Kerrville B T Wilson Sixth Grade School
    605 Tivy St
    Kerrville , TX 78028
    (830)257-2207
    1.1  mi  |  370  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Kerrville Tivy High School
    3250 Loop 534
    Kerrville , TX 78028
    (830)257-2212
    1.7  mi  |  1318  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Kerrville, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Kerrville is Nimitz Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.