102 S Main
Santa Rosa, TX 78593
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Jo Nelson Middle School serves 247 students in grades 6-8.
Jo Nelson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas 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 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Jo Nelson Middle School's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
247 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Jo Nelson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jo Nelson Middle School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5464 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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