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Houston Middle School Overview

Houston Middle School is a part of the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District school district in Houston, Alaska. As of our last data update the school employs 21.49 full-time teachers. There are 404 students of which 192 receive a free lunch and 34 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address


Mailing Address

PO BOX 520920
BIG LAKE, AK 99652

General Information

Level: Middle School
District: Matanuska-susitna Borough School District
Phone Number: 907-892-9500
School ID: 20051000450
Full-time Teachers: 21.49
Total Students: 404
Eligible for Free Lunch: 192
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 34

Government Resources

Alaska Department of Education


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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 18.8 students per full-time teacher compared to the Alaska average of 16.36 students per full-time teacher.

Map Location

Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Houston Middle School Values
Legend mark for state points - Alaska Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students69%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students81%
Math: All Female70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female90-94%
Math: All Male65-69%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male70-74%
Math: 6th Grade65-69%
Reading and Language Arts: 6th Grade75-79%
Math: 7th Grade65-69%
Reading and Language Arts: 7th Grade80-84%
Math: 8th Grade70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: 8th Grade90-94%
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Reviews and Ratings for HOUSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL


Compare to Nearby Schools:

Houston High School

12501 West Hawk Rd Big Lake, AK 99652
Distance: ~0 miles

Big Lake Elementary

3808 South Big Lake Rd Big Lake, AK 99652
Distance: ~4 miles

American Charter Academy

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Distance: ~5 miles

Midnight Sun Family Learning Center

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Distance: ~5 miles

Meadow Lakes Elementary

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Distance: ~5 miles

Goose Bay Elementary

6400 Hollywood Blvd Wasilla, AK 99687
Distance: ~6 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

Big Lake Public Library

3140 South Big Lake Road Big Lake, AK 99652
Distance: ~3 miles

Wasilla Public Library

391 North Main Street Wasilla, AK 99654
Distance: ~11 miles

Palmer Public Library

655 South Valley Way Palmer, AK 99645
Distance: ~22 miles

1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 -