Tanglewood Middle School

5215 San Felipe
Houston, TX 77056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 869 students in grades 6-8, Tanglewood Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 869 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Tanglewood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Tanglewood Middle School's student population of 869 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
869 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Tanglewood Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tanglewood Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4634 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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29%
41%
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54%
51%
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41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
53%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
20%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tanglewood Middle School's ranking?
Tanglewood Middle School is ranked #4634 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Tanglewood Middle School often compared to?
Tanglewood Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like T H Rogers School, Hogg Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Tanglewood Middle School?
869 students attend Tanglewood Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Tanglewood Middle School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 9% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tanglewood Middle School?
Tanglewood Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tanglewood Middle School offer ?
Tanglewood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Tanglewood Middle School part of?
Tanglewood Middle School is part of Houston ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Tanglewood Middle School located?
Tanglewood Middle School is located in the Westside neighborhood of Houston, TX. There are 23 other public schools located in Westside.

School Reviews

5   1/6/2022
love this school! great teachers! kind and caring students! 100% recommend!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 869 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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