Stem Middle

Summary:

Stem Middle is a public middle school located in Victoria, Texas, serving grades 6-7 with a total enrollment of 448 students. The school is part of the Victoria Independent School District (ISD), which is ranked 790 out of 968 districts in Texas and has a 1-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Stem Middle faces significant academic challenges, with its performance on STAAR tests significantly lower than the district and state averages across all grade levels and subjects. For example, in 7th grade mathematics, only 7% of Stem Middle students were proficient or better, compared to 12% for the district and 35% for the state. The school's student group rankings on SchoolDigger are particularly low, with the school ranking in the bottom 10-15% of Texas middle schools for most subgroups, including female students, male students, African American students, Hispanic students, white students, English language learners, special education students, and low socioeconomic status students. However, Stem Middle's ranking for gifted and talented students is relatively higher, at 817 out of 1,481 Texas middle schools, with a 2-star rating.

Stem Middle's academic performance is significantly lower than the nearby schools, such as Harold Cade Middle and Howell Middle, which have higher STAAR test scores and better overall rankings on SchoolDigger. The high percentage of economically disadvantaged students (79.91%) and the school's low ranking for subgroups like English language learners and special education students suggest that socioeconomic and demographic factors may be contributing to the school's academic challenges. However, the decrease in student-teacher ratio from 18.1 to 14.0 over the past year may indicate an effort to provide more individualized attention and support for students.


Detail:

Public 6-7

 1110 Sam Houston Dr
       Victoria, TX  77901


(361) 578-2711

District: Victoria Independent School District (Isd)

SchoolDigger Rank:
2188th of 2,330 Texas Middle Schools


Students who attend Stem Middle usually attend:

High:    Victoria East High School

Feeder schools for Stem Middle:

Elementary:    Dudley Elementary
    O'Connor Elementary
    Rodolfo Torres Elementary
    Smith Stem Academy

Student/teacher ratio:  14.0 Help
Number of students:  448

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
79.2%
White:
10.9%
African American:
7.1%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  79.9% Help


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Performance Trends
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Compare Details Stem Middle ranks worse than 93.9% of middle schools in Texas. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2023 the calculated Average Standard Score was 11.04. (See more...)
Schooldigger 2023 Rankings:

Stem Middle:

SchoolDigger ranks Stem Middle 2188th of 2330 Texas public middle schools. (See Stem Middle in the ranking list.)

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Victoria Independent School District (Isd):

SchoolDigger ranks Victoria Independent School District (Isd) 790th of 968 Texas school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Stem Middle

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Rank History for all students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 11.04 2188th 2330 6.1%
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Rank History for English Language Learner students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 11.45 1694th 1720 1.5%
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Rank History for Special Education students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 17.40 1762nd 1815 2.9%
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Rank History for Low Socio Economic Status students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 12.21 2142nd 2251 4.8%
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Rank History for Female students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 10.21 2144th 2241 4.3%
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Rank History for Gifted and Talented students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 56.68 817th 1481 44.8%
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Rank History for Male students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 12.40 2095th 2245 6.7%
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Rank History for African American students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 11.17 1240th 1273 2.6%
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Rank History for Hispanic students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 12.54 2008th 2116 5.1%
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Rank History for White students at Stem Middle

Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2023 9.86 1669th 1749 4.6%
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Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

As you review the school rankings data, please be aware that some of the information from certain demographics is missing. The reason for this omission is that the data has been redacted from the source data itself due to low population samples in these specific demographic groups.

Redacting data from low population samples is a necessary step to ensure the reliability and accuracy of the results, as small sample sizes may not be representative of the broader population. Additionally, this measure helps protect the privacy of individuals belonging to these demographic groups.

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Data source: Texas Education Agency

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Enrollment information for Stem Middle

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2022 26 16 4 201 2 0 3 0 252
2023 49 32 2 355 2 2 6 0 448

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity

For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Stem Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2022 252 13.8 18.1 82.5
2023 448 31.8 14.0 79.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch:

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides low-cost or free meals to students in U.S. public and nonprofit private schools based on household income. Those with incomes below 130% of the poverty line receive free lunch, while those between 130% and 185% qualify for reduced-price lunch. The percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch serves as a marker for poverty, as it reflects the socioeconomic status of families in a given school or district. A higher FRPL rate typically indicates a higher concentration of low-income families, suggesting that the school or district may face additional challenges in providing adequate resources and support for student success.

Student/Teacher Ratio Stem Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2022 252 13.8 18.1 82.5
2023 448 31.8 14.0 79.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio

Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.


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Frequently Asked Questions about Stem Middle

In the 2022-23 school year, 448 students attended Stem Middle.

Students who attend Stem Middle usually go on to attend Victoria East High School

Students at Stem Middle are 79% Hispanic, 11% White, 7% African American, 1% Two or more races.

Stem Middle ranks in the bottom 6.1% of Texas middle schools.


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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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