8500 Gifford Dr
Plano, TX 75025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
C M Rice Middle School serves 1,080 students in grades 6-8.
C M Rice 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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

C M Rice Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

C M Rice Middle School's student population of 1,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,080 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

C M Rice Middle School is ranked within the top 1% 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 C M Rice Middle School is 0.52, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#51 out of 8043 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
66%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
21%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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