Palo Alto Middle School

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
70
Grades
6-8
Students
900
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Reading
65%
State avg 74%
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Math
61%
State avg 72%
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Writing
52%
State avg 70%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
White
Two or more races
Asian
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
877 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 14%
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70 Reviews
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1 9
Neighborhood
2301 West Elms Road
Killeen, TX 76549
MATT WIDACKI - School leader
(254) 519-5577
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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