Wiggs Middle School

  • Wiggs Middle School serves 937 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Wiggs Middle School's student population of 937 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students937 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wiggs Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wiggs Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wiggs Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3875 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
91%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wiggs Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.170.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wiggs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Paso Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
I love Wiggs. It's the best school. My favorite teacher is Mrs. Soriano because she really teaches us a lot and cares about us.
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5  
This is actually is the best school I've ever been to. The teachers are awesome, and they have a variety of programs for the students. This school has many strategies to teach modern kids in relatable ways and ways they can easily understand.
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