Ross Sterling Middle School serves 931 students in grades 6-8.
Ross Sterling 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 931 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 30% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 27% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Ross Sterling Middle School's student population of 931 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ross Sterling Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ross Sterling Middle School is 0.56, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5429 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ross Sterling Middle School's ranking?
Ross Sterling Middle School is ranked #5429 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Ross Sterling Middle School?
931 students attend Ross Sterling Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Ross Sterling Middle School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ross Sterling Middle School?
Ross Sterling Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ross Sterling Middle School offer ?
Ross Sterling Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ross Sterling Middle School part of?
Ross Sterling Middle School is part of Humble Independent School District.
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