Echols Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Echols Middle School
Echols Middle School is a public school located in Houston, Texas. It is part of the Houston Independent School District and serves grades 6-8. The school has a diverse student population, with students from all backgrounds and cultures.
Echols Middle School offers a rigorous academic program that is designed to prepare students for success in high school and beyond. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and after-school programs.
Echols Middle School has an active parent-teacher organization that works to support the school and its students. The school also has a strong focus on community service, with students participating in a variety of service projects throughout the year.
Echols Middle School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop. The school has a supportive atmosphere and a commitment to excellence that makes it an ideal learning environment.
2701 Echols Ave
Northport, AL 35476
6 – 8
Overview Echols Middle School
Echols Middle School serves 798 students in grades 6-8.
Echols Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Echols Middle School
Echols Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Echols Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.