Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School

  • Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School serves 565 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 53% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tom And Nita Nichols 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

    Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
    Total Students565 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School
    Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Tom And Nita Nichols 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 Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School is 0.38, 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#1785 out of 7999 schools
    (Top 30%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    49%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    45%
    Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
    American Indian
    1%
    1%
    Asian
    1%
    4%
    Hispanic
    17%
    52%
    Black
    1%
    13%
    White
    77%
    28%
    Hawaiian
    n/a
    n/a
    Two or more races
    3%
    2%
    All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tom And Nita Nichols Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
    Diversity Score0.380.64
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    31%
    53%
    Eligible for Reduced Lunch
    8%
    6%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameJoshua Independent School District
    Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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