Key Middle School

4000 Kelley St
Houston, TX 77026
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Key Middle School serves 674 students in grades 6-8.
Key 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Key Middle School's student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students674 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Key Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Key Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Key Middle School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7747 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
43%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Key Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
54%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Key Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Key Middle School is Jordan High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Yes Prep - Northside (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Jordan High School Magnet School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 141 students
    0.3 miles
    5800 Eastex Fwy
    Houston, TX 77026
    (713) 636-6900
    0.3 10-12 141
  • Houston Yes Prep - Northside Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 916 students
    0.9 miles
    5215 Jensen Dr
    Houston, TX 77026
    (713) 924-0400
    0.9 6-12 916
  • Houston Cook Junior Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 669 students
    1.0 miles
    7115 Lockwood
    Houston, TX 77016
    (713) 636-6040
    1 PK-5 669
  • Houston Kashmere Gardens Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
    1.0 miles
    4901 Lockwood Dr
    Houston, TX 77026
    (713) 671-4160
    1 PK-5 414
  • Houston Kashmere High School Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 724 students
    1.1 miles
    6900 Wileyvale St
    Houston, TX 77028
    (713) 636-6400
    1.1 9-12 724

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