Watkins Middle School

4800 Cairnvillage St
Houston, TX 77084
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,521 students in grades 6-8, Watkins 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 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% 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: 1,521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Watkins Middle School's student population of 1,521 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
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School Rankings

Watkins 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 Watkins Middle School is 0.61, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#4856 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
41%
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51%
51%
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47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Watkins Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
57%
53%
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Black
24%
13%
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White
10%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Watkins Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watkins Middle School's ranking?
Watkins Middle School is ranked #4856 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Watkins Middle School often compared to?
Watkins Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cardiff J High School, Killough Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Watkins Middle School?
1,521 students attend Watkins Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Watkins Middle School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Watkins Middle School?
Watkins Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Watkins Middle School offer ?
Watkins Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Watkins Middle School part of?
Watkins Middle School is part of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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