Melissa Middle School

2950 Cardinal Dr
Melissa, TX 75454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Melissa Middle School serves 672 students in grades 6-8.
Melissa Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Melissa Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Melissa Middle School's student population of 672 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Rankings

Melissa Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Melissa Middle School is 0.52, 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
#657 out of 8043 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
67%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMelissa Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Melissa Middle School is Melissa High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anna Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Melissa Ridge Intermed (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Melissa Melissa High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 827 students
    0.0 miles
    3150 Cardinal Dr
    Melissa, TX 75454
    (972) 837-4216
    0 9-12 827
  • Melissa Melissa Ridge Intermed Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-5 | 459 students
    0.4 miles
    3233 W Fannin
    Melissa, TX 75454
    (972) 837-4530
    0.4 4-5 459
  • Melissa Harry Mckillop Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-3 | 834 students
    1.0 miles
    3509 Liberty Way
    Melissa, TX 75454
    (972) 837-2632
    1 PK-3 834
  • Anna Sue Evelyn Rattan Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 583 students
    3.5 miles
    1221 S Ferguson Pkwy
    Anna, TX 75409
    (972) 924-1400
    3.5 K-5 583
  • Anna Judith L Harlow Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    4.0 miles
    1224 Leonard Ave
    Anna, TX 75409
    (972) 924-1320
    4 K-5 509

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