Top 10 Best Waco Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public middle schools serving 5,828 students in Waco, TX.
The top ranked public middle schools in Waco, TX are Robinson J High School, Bill Logue Detention Center and Challenge Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waco, TX public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Texas public middle school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 41% statewide average). Middle schools in Waco have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public middle school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Waco, TX (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robinson J High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
410 W Lyndale
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 662-3843
Grades: 7-8
| 418 students
Rank: #22.
Bill Logue Detention Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2601 Gholson Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 754-0803
Grades: 8-11
| 17 students
Rank: #33.
Challenge Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2015 Alexander Ave
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 754-0803
Grades: 6-12
| 21 students
Rank: #44.
Bosqueville Middle School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7636 Rock Creek Rd
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 757-3113
Grades: 6-8
| 154 students
Rank: #55.
Gholson School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
137 Hamilton Dr
Waco, TX 76705
(254) 829-1528
Grades: PK-12
| 232 students
Rank: #66.
Tennyson Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6100 Tennyson Dr
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 772-1440
Grades: 6-8
| 959 students
Rank: #77.
Quinn Campus Public Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1020 Elm St Bldg 100
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 754-8000
Grades: 5-8
| 259 students
Rank: #88.
Lake Air Montessori School
Magnet School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4601 Cobbs Dr
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 772-1910
Grades: PK-8
| 717 students
Rank: #99.
La Vega J H George Dixon Campus
(Math: 20% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4401 Orchard Ln
Waco, TX 76705
(254) 799-2428
Grades: 7-8
| 434 students
Rank: #1010.
Cesar Chavez Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 S 15th St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 750-3736
Grades: 6-8
| 876 students
Rank: #1111.
G L Wiley Opportunity Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1030 E Live Oak St
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 757-3829
Grades: 3-12
| 107 students
Rank: #1212.
Harmony School Of Innovation - Waco
Charter School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 S Valley Mills Dr
Waco, TX 76711
(254) 235-0321
Grades: 6-12
| 592 students
Rank: #1313.
Indian Spring Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 N University Parks Dr
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 754-5491
Grades: 6-8
| 513 students
Rank: #1414.
Methodist Children's Home
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 715-0208
Grades: 6-12
| 85 students
Rank: #1515.
G W Carver Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 University Parks Ave
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 757-0787
Grades: 6-8
| 444 students
Rank: n/an/a
Challenge Academy
Alternative School
1 Eagle Dr
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 859-5525
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Waco, Texas

Waco, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3201 South New Rd
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 756-1843
Grades: 12
| 136 students
308 Ottawa
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 753-3422
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
2601 Franklin
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 863-5301
Grades: 11-12
| 2 students
2601 Gholson Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 799-4963
Grades: 7-12
| 4 students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 754-0803
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2415 Cumberland Dr
Waco, TX 76707
(254) 754-5491
Grades: 6-8
| 372 students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 754-0803
Grades: 9-11
| n/a students
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 863-5301
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 754-0803
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2015 Alexander Ave
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 754-0803
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 754-0803
Grades: 8
| 1 students
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 754-0803
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 799-7278
Grades: 8-12
| 6 students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 754-0803
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 754-0803
Grades: 10-12
| 3 students
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 876-2523
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1200 Clifton St
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 753-2423
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 896-5000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 412-0326
Grades: 11
| n/a students
100 Bb Brown Dr
Waco, TX 76705
(254) 750-7100
Grades: 5-6
| 407 students
2400 Franklin
Waco, TX 76703
(254) 756-1974
Grades: 8-12
| 6 students
2401 J J Flewellen Rd
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 755-9501
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
500 Franklin
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 753-0331
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2400 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76703
(254) 829-1528
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1030 East Live Oak
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 752-9691
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4601 Cobbs Dr
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 772-1910
Grades: 5-6
| 714 students
301 North Lakeview
Waco, TX 76705
(254) 296-6770
Grades: 12
| n/a students
501 Franklin
Waco, TX 76703
(254) 752-8341
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Lorena-act (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
2400 Franklin
Waco, TX 76703
(254) 756-1974
Grades: 4-12
| 5 students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 829-1528
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3805 S 3rd St
Waco, TX 76705
(254) 875-2331
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4315 Beverly Dr
Waco, TX 76711
(254) 752-4511
Grades: PK-5
| 272 students
P O Box 27
Waco, TX 76703
(254) 755-9566
Grades: 6-12
| 86 students
1111 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 799-2434
Grades: 6-12
| 40 students
2015 Alexander
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 753-2423
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Waco, TX?
The top ranked public middle schools in Waco, TX include Robinson J High School, Bill Logue Detention Center and Challenge Academy.
How many public middle schools are located in Waco, TX?
16 public middle schools are located in Waco, TX.
What is the racial composition of students in Waco, TX?
Waco, TX public middle schools minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public middle schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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