Welch Middle School

  • Welch Middle School serves 884 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Welch Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 884 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 884 students
Welch Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Welch Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Welch Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Welch Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Welch Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Welch Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
40%
52%
Welch Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
58%
13%
Welch Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
1%
29%
Welch Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Welch Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Welch Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.41
Welch Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Welch Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Welch Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 212,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,774 in this district is less than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,310 is less than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,988 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $2,097 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,774 $11,604
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,310 $11,458
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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