Hoech Middle School serves 819 students in grades 6-8.
Hoech Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 819 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 78%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 15% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 28% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Hoech Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Hoech Middle School's student population of 819 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hoech Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hoech Middle School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1792 out of 2092 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hoech Middle School's ranking?
Hoech Middle School is ranked #1792 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Hoech Middle School?
819 students attend Hoech Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Hoech Middle School students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hoech Middle School?
Hoech Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Hoech Middle School offer ?
Hoech Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hoech Middle School part of?
Hoech Middle School is part of Ritenour School District.
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