Best Public Schools in Missouri City, TX


The city of Missouri City, Texas is home to 23 schools that are part of the Fort Bend Independent School District (ISD), which serves students from elementary through high school. The district has a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger and ranks 397 out of 968 school districts in Texas.

Within the district, a few schools stand out for their exceptional academic performance. Donald Leonetti Elementary and Sienna Crossing Elementary both rank in the top 10% of Texas elementary schools and have 5-star ratings, with 72-85% of students proficient or better in reading and 62-82% in math. At the middle school level, Quail Valley Middle ranks in the top 15% of Texas middle schools and has a 4-star rating, with particularly strong reading proficiency.

However, the data also reveals significant disparities in academic performance across the district. While some schools like Donald Leonetti and Sienna Crossing excel, others such as Thurgood Marshall High School and E.A. Jones Elementary struggle, with only 25-49% of students proficient in reading and math. These performance gaps appear to be correlated with socioeconomic factors, as schools with higher free/reduced lunch rates tend to have lower academic achievement. The district also exhibits wide variations in student-teacher ratios, suggesting potential inequities in resource allocation.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

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