Palo Alto Middle School

  • Palo Alto Middle School serves 914 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 63% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Palo Alto Middle School's student population of 914 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students914 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palo Alto Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palo Alto Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5849 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palo Alto Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palo Alto Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
52%
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Black
50%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palo Alto Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.660.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palo Alto Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKilleen Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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