Herman Furlough Junior Middle School

  • Herman Furlough Junior Middle School serves 956 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Herman Furlough Junior Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Herman Furlough Junior Middle School's student population of 956 students has grown by 61% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herman Furlough Junior Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herman Furlough Junior Middle School is 0.64, which is equal to 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#6119 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
50%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
27%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTerrell Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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