Tennyson Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6100 Tennyson Dr
Waco, TX 76710
Phone
(254) 772-1440
District
WACO ISD
County
MCLENNAN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
921
Classroom Teachers
65

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

5

(10 is best)

Better than 42.4% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Tennyson Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

50 40 30 20 10 0
36%
40%
30%
35%
41%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
44%
43%
44%
47%
43%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
53%
48%
52%
41%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 320 34.7%
Grade 7 285 30.9%
Grade 8 316 34.3%
Total 921 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 14.9% 9.0% 28.3%
Black 27.6% 28.9% 13.0%
Hispanic 56.4% 61.7% 53.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.4% 4.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.9% 68.4% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 68.9% 68.4% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 106,815 28,995,881
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,186.8 109
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.1% 7.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.2% 21.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.2% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 18.7% 23.7%
65 OR OLDER 11.8% 12.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 38,917 9,691,647
Single Parent Households With Children 16.1% 12.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 77.0% 83.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.1% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.7% 14.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.1% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.0% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.8% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 22.9% 13.4%
$15,000 or less 23.3% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,860 $88,374,660 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $477 $7,193,637 4.2%
Staff $802 $12,094,962 7.1%
General Administration $117 $1,764,477 1.0%
School Administration $620 $9,350,220 5.5%
Operation $1,312 $19,786,272 11.6%
Transportation $193 $2,910,633 1.7%
Other $399 $6,017,319 3.5%
Total Support $3,921 $59,132,601 34.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,505 $22,696,905 13.3%
Total Expenditures $11,286 $170,204,166 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,401 $29,346,035,266 45.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $450 $2,442,546,064 3.8%
Staff $444 $2,411,547,841 3.7%
General Administration $131 $714,409,372 1.1%
School Administration $534 $2,900,930,028 4.5%
Operation $972 $5,280,923,861 8.1%
Transportation $256 $1,388,304,729 2.1%
Other $426 $2,312,284,164 3.6%
Total Support $3,212 $17,450,832,940 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,331 $18,100,703,171 27.9%
Total Expenditures $11,944 $64,897,128,459 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%