Houston Middle School

632-a Starkville Street
Houston, MS 38851
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 433 students in grades 6-8, Houston Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Top 50% in MS
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Houston Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Houston Middle School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
433 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Houston Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Houston Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MS)
#311 out of 805 schools
(Top 50%)
59%
47%
40%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
9%
4%
Black
38%
47%
White
48%
43%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
0.62
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Houston Middle School's ranking?
Houston Middle School is ranked #311 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% MS state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% MS state average).
How many students attend Houston Middle School?
433 students attend Houston Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Houston Middle School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Houston Middle School?
Houston Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
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 Chickasaw Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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