Harper Middle School serves 182 students in grades 5-8.
Harper Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 55-59% (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 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 182 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Harper Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Harper Middle School's student population of 182 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Harper Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Harper Middle School is 0.23, 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
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1548 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Harper Middle School's ranking?
Harper Middle School is ranked #1548 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Harper Middle School?
182 students attend Harper Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Harper Middle School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harper Middle School?
Harper Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Harper Middle School offer ?
Harper Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Harper Middle School part of?
Harper Middle School is part of Harper Independent School District.
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