Austin Middle School

  • Austin Middle School serves 514 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 97% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 97% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Austin Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Austin Middle School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011, 2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Austin Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Austin Middle School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#47 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
45%
52%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
42%
29%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Austin Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.620.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalveston Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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