Morris Middle School

1400 Trenton Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Morris Middle School serves 959 students in grades 6-8.
Morris Middle School placed in the top 20% 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 57% (which is higher 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 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Morris Middle School's student population of 959 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students959 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

Morris Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Morris Middle School is 0.22, 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
#1083 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
88%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcallen Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morris Middle School is Idea Quest College Preparatory (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sharyland North J High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr Pablo Perez (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mcallen Dr Pablo Perez Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
    0.2 miles
    7801 N Main
    Mcallen, TX 78504
    (956) 971-1125
    0.2 PK-5 544
  • Mcallen Rayburn Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
    0.2 miles
    7000 N Main St
    Mcallen, TX 78504
    (956) 971-4363
    0.2 PK-5 474
  • Mission Sharyland North J High School Math: 77% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 867 students
    1.0 miles
    1500 Dove
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 686-1415
    1 7-8 867
  • Mcallen Gonzalez Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 888 students
    1.1 miles
    201 E Martin Ave
    Mcallen, TX 78504
    (956) 971-4577
    1.1 PK-5 888
  • Mission Donna Wernecke Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 744 students
    1.4 miles
    4500 Dove Ave
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 928-1063
    1.4 PK-6 744

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