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6-8
Public
Katy, TX
Students enrolled: 1,156

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5200 South Fry Road
Katy, TX 77450

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(281) 237-3300
(281) 644-1630
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March 02, 2013
Best middle school in the area, hands down. The teachers are very competent, helpful and love to teach.

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2012
I have substitute taught in every school in the district and this school is tied for number one. The best part is the respectful students but the staff must share some of the credit because not all "affluent" schools have well mannered students.

- submitted by a teacher
November 01, 2011
Just removed my child and placed her in private school. Best decision I ever made. Finally she's in a place filled with concerned, professional and competent teachers and administrators.

- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2011
We moved here from rural West Texas.My son is so happy to have finally found a school that really cares about his education and success.From the principals- to the teachers and other staff.They all seem to give 100% to making sure my son felt welcome and accepted from day one.I am amazed at what an impact this school has already had in helping my son's self-esteem and future goal's change to nothing but positive.Thank You Beck!...with much gratitude from a new Beck parent

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2011
If you're looking for your child to be lost in an overcrowded mess of a school staffed by lazy and unresponsive teachers....search no more....this is the school for you!

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2011
When we relocated back to the Houston area we focused our home search in Katy because of our past positive experiences with KISD. In the years we were away from the area the system, at least as represented by Beck Junior High, completely degraded to a bureaucracy with interest and action aimed toward protecting a false reputation to the detriment of the education and well being of the students. While there was the occasional diamond in the rough, most of the teachers, counselors and administrators we dealt with were lazy, incompetent and intellectually and morally bankrupt. . Prior to this experience our children were honor students active in numerous extracurricular activities. For three years they dwindled in the KISD. In the few months that we have had them enrolled in private school, they have returned to their prior state of enthusiasm for school, they have returned to extracurricular activities and their grades and test scores have increased dramatically. Removing them from this school system was among the best things we have done for their future.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 29, 2009
My point of view is that Katy ISD is one of the best and most challenging school district in the state if not in the country. Katy ISD has so many programs to help every student strive in there learning.

- submitted by a student
November 29, 2009
I am a student at Beck and I can say that we have a very good staff and the school cares about its students. The principle is a retired army officer. He knowes how to lead and keep up the moral of the students.

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September 08, 2009
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August 27, 2009
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- submitted by a student
July 31, 2009
A nice clean school with good facilities and generally good staff. Very good band program and lots of extra curricular activities available. Only three stars due to the quality of the maths homework assignments, poorly worded questions and incorrect marking causes pupils a lot of confusion and greatly hampers there progress. Hopefully next year this will be sorted out and Beck can be awarded five stars.

- submitted by a parent
February 16, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating January 25, 2009
My son recently transferred from a private church school in the memorial area. The staff at Beck is professional, helpful, and encouraging. We wasted thousands of dollars when we could have been at the area public schools. My son feels he is receiving a much better and in depth education than at the private school. Most of all, his self esteem has improved significantly being around teachers and administrators who believe in their students. We are pleasantly surprised.

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2009
The school has helped my son so much, it is great and sends a good amount of homework keeping students busy. :)

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2009
this school is the best school i have ever seen my chlid has improved so much from alief.katy is better than alief.katy is more safer and alief is not safe.

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October 26, 2008
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April 05, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 29, 2008
I think is a good school, with excellent teachers and a very nice principals that helps us alot.

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January 09, 2008
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October 19, 2007
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August 30, 2007
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July 22, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 13, 2005
Great Theatre arts department. Students willing to learn and teachers willing to teach.

- submitted by a former student
April 17, 2005
Academic programs are the best in this school! ranging from academic to GT, u'll find teh right one for your child. extracurricular activities are of high standard around here! you'll find the best drama club in katy: Beck Backstage, which puts on two plays a year, some of the best plays ever! The choir, band, and orchestra programs go all out to prepare kids for various contests. Art students here win various amounts of prizes. Parent volunteers are well treated and parents' feedback are always taken into account. Teachers are always there to support children and even the kids are polite and intelligent. Beck Junior High is one of the safest schools in KISD, and has a very nice atmosphere! This is by far one of the best schools in KISD!

- submitted by a parent
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Rodger & Ellen Beck J High School
5200 South Fry Road, Katy, TX  77450
(281) 237-3300
Last modified Rodger & Ellen Beck J High School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rodger & Ellen Beck J High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top