Houston Middle School

  • Houston Middle School serves 340 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Houston Middle School's student population of 340 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Houston Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Houston Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
18%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
73%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
2%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Houston Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.440.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Houston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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