PROFICIENCY 19% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
18%Houston
31%Alaska

Houston Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Houston, AK. There are a total of 323 students and 19 teachers at Houston Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 180 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Houston Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.0%, which is 40% lower than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students323
Teachers19.32
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch180
Reduced lunch29

 

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 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
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
715-19%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
715-19%
815-19%
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.

Houston Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 69.6% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.6% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.2% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 21.3% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.8% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Houston demographics profile

StatisticHoustonAlaskaNational
Population2,028731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)85191
Median age36.733.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%53%55%
Speak English97%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Education level achieved in Houston

IndexHoustonAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college50.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.6%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Houston Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.