Houston Middle School

  • Houston Middle School serves 870 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Houston Middle School operates within the Amarillo Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 870 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 870 students
Houston Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Houston Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Houston Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Houston Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Houston Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
Houston Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
43%
52%
Houston Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
20%
13%
Houston Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
25%
29%
Houston Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Houston Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Houston Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Houston Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.41
Houston Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
52%
Houston Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Houston Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Amarillo Independent School District's student population of 33,576 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,897 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,166 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Amarillo Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
3
Number of Students Managed 33,576 825
Amarillo Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $298 MM $10 MM
Amarillo Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $307 MM $10 MM
Amarillo Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,897 $12,126
Amarillo Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,166 $11,704
Amarillo Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  6/20/2014
I was actually looking for my old chior teacher. I used to go to this school, though I only went for a year. It was a good school. My old chior teachers name is Mr.Pinalez
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