Melissa Middle School

  • Melissa Middle School serves 672 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Melissa Middle School's student population of 672 students has grown by 103% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 86% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Melissa Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Melissa Middle School is 0.51, 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 School Rank#652 out of 7999 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
67%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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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

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