111 Bruce St
Gilmer, TX 75644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Bruce J High School serves 390 students in grades 7-8.
Bruce J High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bruce J High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Bruce J High School's student population of 390 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Bruce J High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bruce J High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3078 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
21%
53%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
60%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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