Harper Middle School

  • Harper Middle School serves 184 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harper Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Harper Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Harper Middle School's student population of 184 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students184 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harper Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harper Middle School is 0.25, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#1141 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
19%
52%
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Black
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13%
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White
80%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarper Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harper Harper High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    0.0 miles
    23122 W Hwy 290
    Harper, TX 78631
    (830) 864-4044
    0.0 9-12 193
  • Harper Harper Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 215 students
    0.1 miles
    250 N School St
    Harper, TX 78631
    (830) 864-4044
    0.1 PK-4 215
  • Mountain Home Divide Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 17 students
    9.6 miles
    120 Divide School Rd
    Mountain Home, TX 78058
    (830) 640-3322
    9.6 PK-6 17
  • Doss Doss Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 25 students
    10.7 miles
    11431 Ranch Rd 648
    Doss, TX 78618
    (830) 669-2411
    10.7 PK-6 25
  • Mountain Home Pathways 3h Campus Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 6-11 | 29 students
    12.8 miles
    110 Youth Ranch Cir
    Mountain Home, TX 78058
    (512) 560-8132
    12.8 6-11 29

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