PROFICIENCY 62% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
74%GARLAND ISD
88%Garland
72%Texas

Sam Houston Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 9 and is located in the district of "GARLAND ISD" in Garland, TX. There are a total of 1,072 students and 74 teachers at Sam Houston Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 841 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Sam Houston Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.5%, which is 14% lower than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1072
Teachers73.71
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch841
Reduced lunch66

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Sam Houston Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
653%
756%
863%
High School>= 90%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
656%
759%
876%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Sam Houston Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 6.0% 21.5% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 8.5% 17.3% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 8.2% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 83.2% 50.4% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 2.0% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Park Crest Elementary School60%0.2Garland, TX
Williams Elementary School72%0.6Garland, TX
Vista Academy Of Garland62%0.9Garland, TX
Caldwell Elementary School71%1.2Garland, TX
Daugherty Elementary School63%1.5Garland, TX
Roach Elementary School90%1.6Garland, TX
Garland High School65%1.7Garland, TX
Southgate Elementary School67%1.7Garland, TX
Memorial Pathway Academy High School51%1.8Garland, TX
Pathfinder Achievement Center20%1.9Garland, TX
Walnut Glen Academy For Excel93%1.9Garland, TX
Highland Meadows Elementary School65%2.0Dallas, TX

Garland demographics profile

StatisticGarlandTexasNational
Population234,81026,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,1179791
Median age34.134.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Speak English52%65%79%
Speak Spanish36%30%13%

Education level achieved in Garland

IndexGarlandTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Sam Houston Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.