Truitt Middle School

Truitt Middle School serves 1,406 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Truitt Middle School operates within the Cypress-fairbanks Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1406 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,406 students
Truitt Middle School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Truitt Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Truitt Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Truitt Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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
Truitt Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
10%
4%
Truitt Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
58%
52%
Truitt Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
17%
13%
Truitt Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
14%
29%
Truitt Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Truitt Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.61 0.41
Truitt Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
56%
53%
Truitt Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Truitt Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cypress-fairbanks Independent School District's student population of 111,440 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,057 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,097 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Cypress-fairbanks Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
86
3
Number of Students Managed 111,440 838
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $944 MM $9 MM
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $1,052 MM $10 MM
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,057 $12,250
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,097 $12,682
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Cypress Ridge High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kahla Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horne Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

For the most part the staff is very engaged. It seams that those teachers who have a reputation of having a poor attitude are not there the next year. The administrative staff is good and has a good. The district seams to overlook this school in terms of having AC that works well, running track that is well maintained, and general maintenance of the building. The school district spends a lot of money on the newer schools and promoting how great they are out in the wealthier subdivisions. The school district's best assets are the schools like Truitt where education is important to hard working parents. CFISD needs to wake up and support this great school.
- Posted by Parent, 08/26/14
This school has many very good teachers. The administration works very hard with the students and parents to create a positive environment for the students. Currently, in the year 2013/2014 there are very few fights and the students get along very well. There is also good support and team spirit at the sporting events. Truitt orchestra department is outstanding. If you are looking for your child to have a diverse set of friends and a great learning environment then I would recommend that you consider Truitt Middle School.
- Posted by Parent, 02/22/14

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