Sam Houston Middle School (Closed 2018)

  • Sam Houston Middle School served 477 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 58% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sam Houston 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was equal to the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#6979 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
39%
52%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
28%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sam Houston Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sam Houston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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