Welch Middle School

Welch Middle School serves 918 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Welch Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 918 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 918 students
Welch Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Welch Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Welch Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Welch Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 18:1 16:1
Welch Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Welch Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
39%
52%
Welch Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
58%
13%
Welch Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
2%
29%
Welch Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Welch 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.
0.52 0.41
Welch 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.
76%
53%
Welch 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.
7%
7%
Welch Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 209,721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,680 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,724 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
3
Number of Students Managed 209,721 838
Houston Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,166 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,175 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,680 $12,250
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,724 $12,682
Houston 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 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 Yes Prep - Brays Oaks (0.4 miles away)
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  • HoustonGirls & Boys Prep Academy High School
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 136 students8415 West Bellfort
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)270-5994
    0.29-12136
  • HoustonGirls & Boys Prep Academy Middle School
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 164 students8415 West Bellfort
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)270-2006
    0.26-8164
  • HoustonYes Prep - Brays Oaks
    Charter School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-10 | 658 students9000 West Bellfort
    HoustonTX 77031
    (713)967-8400
    0.46-10658
  • HoustonValley West Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 830 students10707 South Gessner Dr
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)773-6151
    0.7PK-5830
  • HoustonJoshua's Learning Land
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 78 students8320 West Airport
    HoustonTX 77071
    (713)773-1600
    0.8KG-478

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