Morris Upchurch Middle School

500 5th St
Queen City, TX 75572
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Morris Upchurch Middle School serves 326 students in grades 5-8.
Morris Upchurch 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 45% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Morris Upchurch Middle School's student population of 326 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Morris Upchurch 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 Morris Upchurch Middle School is 0.37, 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
#4062 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
78%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.370.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQueen City Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morris Upchurch Middle School is Queen City High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Corrective Behavior Center (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J K Hileman Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Queen City Queen City High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 314 students
    0.5 miles
    905 Houston St
    Queen City, TX 75572
    (903) 796-8259
    0.5 9-12 314
  • Queen City J K Hileman Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 399 students
    0.7 miles
    1013 Houston St
    Queen City, TX 75572
    (903) 796-6304
    0.7 PK-4 399
  • Atlanta Atlanta Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 2-4 | 335 students
    1.9 miles
    902 Abc Ln
    Atlanta, TX 75551
    (903) 796-7164
    1.9 2-4 335
  • Atlanta Atlanta High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 480 students
    1.9 miles
    705 Rabbit Blvd
    Atlanta, TX 75551
    (903) 796-4411
    1.9 9-12 480
  • Atlanta Atlanta Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 386 students
    1.9 miles
    505 Rabbit Blvd
    Atlanta, TX 75551
    (903) 796-8115
    1.9 PK-1 386

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