3250 S Church St
Paris, TX 75462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Chisum Middle School serves 223 students in grades 6-8.
Chisum Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chisum Middle School's student population of 223 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Chisum Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Chisum Middle School is 0.33, 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
#2406 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
52%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
13%
53%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
81%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Chisum Middle School often compared to?

Chisum Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Frank Stone Middle School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).

How many students attend Chisum Middle School?

223 students attend Chisum Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

81% of Chisum Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Chisum Middle School?

Chisum Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Chisum Middle School offer ?

Chisum Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Chisum Middle School part of?

Chisum Middle School is part of Chisum Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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