Melissa Middle School

3150 Cardinal Dr
Melissa, TX 75454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,117 students in grades 6-8, Melissa Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,117 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 10% in TX
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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 1,117 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Melissa Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Melissa Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
#643 out of 8079 schools
(Top 10%)
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62%
37%
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63%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
53%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
52%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Melissa Middle School's ranking?
Melissa Middle School is ranked #643 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Melissa Middle School often compared to?
Melissa Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Melissa High School, Celina J High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Melissa Middle School?
1,117 students attend Melissa Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Melissa Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Melissa Middle School?
Melissa Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Melissa Middle School offer ?
Melissa Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Melissa Middle School part of?
Melissa Middle School is part of Melissa ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,117 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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