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Choosing the right middle school for your children can prove to be a daunting task. Middle school is when children start to flex their growing independence. This is a critical transition period for students. As they assert their independence, their responsibilities increase, they attend multiple classes and their academic performance are closely monitored and graded. Schools focus on preparing them for the more rigorous academic grind in high school.

We are making this task easier for you by comparing two excellent middle schools: York Junior High School and Knox Junior High School. We compiled relevant data for you to be able to make an informed decision. Both schools are under the jurisdiction of the Conroe ISD.

York Junior High School’s regular student population is one with a 18.5 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Knox Junior High School is one students and a 17.9 students/teacher ratio.
Performance Indicators
York Junior High School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A (90-100) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 92 in student achievement, 88 in school progress, and 94 in closing performance gaps. It scored 93 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.

On the other hand, Knox Junior High School also performed better to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 92 in student achievement, 90 in school progress, 96 in closing performance gaps and 93 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A
Excellent
  5/5
92
Student Achievement
88
Student Progress
94
Student Achievement
93
Overall
A
Excellent
  5/5
92
Student Achievement
90
Student Progress
96
Student Achievement
93
Overall
Distinction Designations
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.

Knox Junior High School’s five out of seven distinctions are in Mathematics and Social Studies and post-secondary and with 25% student progress and 25% closing performance gaps. York Junior High School has no distinction.
0/7
Based on 2019
92STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
5/7
Based on 2019
92STAAR Data
Read/ELA
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Post-Secondary
Comparative Academic Growth
Comparative Closing the Gaps
Student Demographics
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Whites or Caucasians comprise the biggest group at York Junior High School. They make up for 52.76% of student population, followed by Hispanics (25.93%), African Americans (12.48%), Asians (4.90%), Two or More Races (3.17%) and Native Americans (0.28%).

The student population at Knox Junior High School is also predominantly Whites or Caucasians at 50.89%, followed by Hispanics (30.02%), African Americans (8.37%), Asians (5.96%), Two or More Races (4.47%) and Native Americans (0.28%).

Based on household incomes, the York Junior High School’s economically disadvantaged students are lower at 18.55% compared to 26.69% at Knox Junior High School.

In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, York Junior High School and Knox Junior High School have no English Language Leaners or ELLS.

In addition, York Junior High School has 2.07% bilingual students, 10.34% are in the gifted and talented program, while 4.90% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Knox Junior High School with 6.10% bilingual students, 12.85% gifted and talented students and 7.10% students in the special education program.
Racial/Ethnic Groups
Total Students 1,450
African American 12.48% (181 students)
Hispanic 25.93% (376 students)
White 52.76% (765 students)
Asian 4.90% (71 students)
Native American 0.28% (4 students)
Two or More Races 3.17% (46 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 18.55% (269 students)
Limited English Proficiency 2.48% (36 students)
Total Students 1,409
African American 8.37% (118 students)
Hispanic 30.02% (423 students)
White 50.89% (717 students)
Asian 5.96% (84 students)
Native American 0.28% (4 students)
Two or More Races 4.47% (63 students)
Economically Disadvantaged 26.69% (376 students)
Limited English Proficiency 6.67% (94 students)
Program
Bilingual 2.07% (30 students)
Gifted & Talented 10.34% (150 students)
Special Education 4.90% (71 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.28% (19 students)
Bilingual 6.10% (86 students)
Gifted & Talented 12.85% (181 students)
Special Education 7.10% (100 students)
Teacher Student Ratio 1.27% (18 students)
Staff Profile
York Junior High School’s 79 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 5.7 years with individual teaching experience averaging 9.4 years. Teachers at Knox Junior High School, numbering 79 teachers, have been serving the school for an average of 7.8 years with individual teaching experience averaging 10.9 years.

Of its teaching staff, York Junior High School has four teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 28 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 23 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 20 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including four beginning teachers. Knox Junior High School has 11 teachers serving the school for over 20 years, 27 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 18 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 17 teachers have worked for 1-5 years, including six beginning teachers.

In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. At York Junior High School there are 56 female teachers and 23 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, nine special education teachers are being assisted by 10 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. In addition to its teaching staff, the school has six staff members in the school administration department and seven more working as school support staff.

At Knox Junior High School there are 57 female teachers and 22 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, there are eight special education teachers and 10 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs four staff members working for the school administration and 13 more working as school support staff.
Experience
Over 20 years 5.10% (4 teachers)
10 - 20 years 35.03% (28 teachers)
6 - 10 years 29.30% (23 teachers)
1- 5 years 25.48% (20 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 5.10% (4 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 9.4 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 5.7 yrs
Over 20 years 13.50% (11 teachers)
10 - 20 years 34.52% (27 teachers)
6 - 10 years 23.18% (18 teachers)
1- 5 years 21.27% (17 teachers)
Beginning Teacher 7.64% (6 teachers)
Teacher Experience Average 10.9 yrs
Teacher Tenure Average 7.8 yrs
Teacher Type
Female Teachers 70.70% (56 teachers)
Male Teachers 29.30% (23 teachers)
School Admin 6
School Support 7
Edu Aids 10
Special Education 9
Female Teachers 72.48% (57 teachers)
Male Teachers 27.52% (22 teachers)
School Admin 4
School Support 13
Edu Aids 10
Special Education 8

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Compare York Junior High School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Travis Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
0.45 miles
Washington Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
0.65 miles
Peet Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
1.26 miles
Bozman Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
2.42 miles
Cryar Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
2.52 miles
Irons Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
7.33 miles
Mitchell Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
7.6 miles
Collins Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
9.08 miles
Grangerland Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
9.09 miles
Moorhead Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
9.53 miles
McCullough Junior High School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
11.1 miles
Vogel Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
11.51 miles
Knox Junior High School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
12.46 miles
Wilkerson Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
12.67 miles
Cox Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
14.8 miles
Clark Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
15.42 miles

Compare Knox Junior High School with Nearby Schools

  Name Ratings Distance
Wilkerson Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
0.22 miles
Vogel Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
1.91 miles
McCullough Junior High School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
2.5 miles
Collins Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
4.05 miles
Cox Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
5.4 miles
Irons Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
6.07 miles
Clark Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
6.75 miles
Mitchell Intermediate
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
6.89 miles
Grangerland Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
11.62 miles
Washington Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
11.97 miles
York Junior High School
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  Excellent 
  Excellent 
12.46 miles
Moorhead Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
12.54 miles
Peet Junior High School
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  Good 
  Good 
12.79 miles
Travis Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
12.89 miles
Bozman Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
13.95 miles
Cryar Intermediate
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  Good 
  Good 
14.2 miles

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