Houghton Middle School

  • Houghton Middle School serves 343 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Houghton Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Houghton Middle School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houghton Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Houghton Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#572 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Houghton Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
90%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houghton Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.190.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoughton-Portage Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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