423 W Pine
Houston, MO 65483
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Houston Middle School serves 226 students in grades 6-8.
Houston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Houston Middle School's student population of 226 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
226 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Houston Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Houston Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1686 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
94%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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