North Shore Middle School

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120 Castlegory Rd

Houston, TX 77015

(832) 386-2600

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,355

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for North Shore Middle School

The staff and the administration are one of the most qualified groups compared to other schools in other districts. The extra steps in which they take to take care of the students, parents,and the community is remarkable. The school has gained many awards for the past 16 years and is the largest middle ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/08/15

NSMS is a great school. It has very dedicated teachers educating students and using extra-curriculum activities to develop students inbuilt talents. The principal shows a high commitment to the students and teachers, and has an open door policy for all. It's refreshing to see him cheering for his students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

I like the school allot and wish i could stay there my whole school time but it only goes to 8th grade and this is my last year at that that school. I really like it and wish everybody could go there.

Posted by a student on 07/29/09

Like most parents I think the focus is too much on the test, I spent a day at school with my son last year and was very impressed with the teachers and the behavior of most of the students. I am also very proud of the band

Posted by a parent on 05/31/07

NSMS is a pretty good school. From a teacher's point of view, I don't like how the leadership focuses way too much on TAKS...but all schools do that. Our extracurriculars are great...especially band, choir, and LOTC. The yearbook staff has been state-recognized and has won several awards for their journalism. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 07/06/05

This school seems to be overly caught up in the TASK test instead of what the children are actually learning in class.

Posted by a parent on 05/12/05

My son attends this school and I am not too sure about it yet. I attended north shore middle when i was a kid and it seems to have just got more crowded. I am a concerned parent who makes sure to check on my child often and all of the students there dress in the dress code but have their pants pulled ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/16/05

I think their should be a better handle on discipline.

Posted by a parent on 08/02/03

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Test scores for North Shore Middle School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
North Shore Middle School
Galena Park Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Houston schools — North Shore Middle School is located at 120 Castlegory Rd, Houston TX 77015. 120 Castlegory Rd is in the 77015 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for North Shore Middle School is the Galena Park Isd. North Shore Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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