Nelson Middle School

10100 Independence Pkwy
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Nelson Middle School serves 767 students in grades 6-8.
Nelson Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 77% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Nelson Middle School's student population of 767 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Nelson Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Nelson Middle School is 0.70, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#200 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
38%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
38%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrisco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nelson Middle School is Independence High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roach Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norris Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Frisco Norris Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 817 students
    0.2 miles
    10101 Shepton Ln
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-4075
    0.2 K-5 817
  • Frisco Independence High School Math: 63% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,958 student
    0.3 miles
    10555 Independence Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-5400
    0.3 9-12 1,958
  • Frisco Ashley Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 658 students
    0.9 miles
    15601 Christopher Ln
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-3700
    0.9 K-5 658
  • Frisco Roach Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    0.9 miles
    12499 Independence Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-5000
    0.9 6-8 855
  • Frisco Heritage High School Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,188 students
    1.0 miles
    14040 Eldorado Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-5900
    1 9-12 2,188

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