Bruce J High School

  • Bruce J High School serves 357 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Bruce J High School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bruce J High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bruce J High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4667 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
15%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
68%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bruce J High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilmer Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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