Welch Middle School

  • Welch Middle School serves 884 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students884 students
Welch Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Welch Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Welch Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWelch Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Welch Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Welch Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsWelch Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.510.63
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.
57%
52%
Welch Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Welch Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 211,583 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,650 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,694 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
279
3
Number of Students Managed211,583825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,166 MM$9 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,175 MM$10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,650$12,250
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,694$12,682
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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