Houston Middle School

423 W Pine
Houston, MO 65483
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 241 students in grades 6-8, Houston Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Houston Middle School's student population of 241 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
241 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Houston Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
#1684 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
37%
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34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
94%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houston Middle School's ranking?
Houston Middle School is ranked #1684 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?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Houston Middle School?
241 students attend Houston Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Houston Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houston Middle School?
Houston Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Houston Middle School offer ?
Houston Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Houston Middle School part of?
Houston Middle School is part of Houston R-I School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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