First Colony Middle School

  • First Colony Middle School serves 1,247 students in grades 6-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (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 90% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • First Colony Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • First Colony Middle School's student population of 1,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students1,247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • First Colony Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of First Colony Middle School is 0.73, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of First Colony Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
38%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in First Colony Middle School and the percentage of Asian students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in First Colony Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
15%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in First Colony Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
30%
29%
This chart display the percentage of White students in First Colony Middle School and the percentage of White students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in First Colony Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.730.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in First Colony Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in First Colony Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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This school is a very great school with great education and lost of fun at the same time. Has a awesome band too.
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