Peterson Middle School

1607 Sidney Baker St
Kerrville, TX 78028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Peterson Middle School serves 757 students in grades 7-8.
Peterson Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 51% (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 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Peterson Middle School's student population of 757 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Peterson Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Peterson Middle School is 0.55, 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
#2249 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
49%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
46%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKerrville Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Peterson Middle School is Hill Country High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kerrville Disciplinary Alternative School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is B T Wilson Sixth Grade School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kerrville Hill Country High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    Grades: 10-12 | 34 students
    0.2 miles
    1200 Sidney Baker St
    Kerrville, TX 78028
    (830) 257-2232
    0.2 10-12 34
  • Kerrville B T Wilson Sixth Grade School Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 371 students
    1.1 miles
    605 Tivy St
    Kerrville, TX 78028
    (830) 257-2207
    1.1 6 371
  • Kerrville Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 278 students
    1.1 miles
    1011 Third St
    Kerrville, TX 78028
    (830) 257-1335
    1.1 PK 278
  • Kerrville Kerrville Disciplinary Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    1.1 miles
    1010 Barnett St
    Kerrville, TX 78028
    (830) 257-2232
    1.1 5-12 n/a
  • Kerrville Tivy High School Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,430 student
    1.7 miles
    3250 Loop 534
    Kerrville, TX 78028
    (830) 257-2212
    1.7 9-12 1,430

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