Nixon-smiley Middle School

  • Nixon-smiley Middle School serves 320 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Nixon-smiley 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Nixon-smiley Middle School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nixon-smiley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nixon-smiley 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 School Rank (16-17)#4241 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Hispanic
76%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
23%
28%
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Diversity Score0.370.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNixon-Smiley CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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