Estacado Middle School
2200 W. 20th, Plainview, Texas 79072
Phone: (806)293-6015 Fax: (806)296-4169
Ritchie Thornton, Principal
School Motto: Estacado = Excellence
School Mission Statement: Estacado Middle School is a diverse community of learners that strives for excellence; fosters a passion for learning; promotes the balanced development of mind, body, and character; encourages service; and instills a respect for others.
Total Enrollment: 632
Sixth Grade: 264
Seventh Grade: 194
Eighth Grade: 174 Faculty & Staff: 91
Estacado Middle School provides a robust and challenging academic program in a positive, supportive, student-centered school environment. Academic lessons are data-driven and infused with research-based instructional strategies which increase student engagement and content mastery. The scope and sequence of each core academic subject is guided by the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) Resource System which is a quality curriculum designed for targeted success and aligned assessment. Students are held to high academic standards and expectations by all staff members. Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) core academic classes are offered to 7th and 8th grade students who qualify.
Benchmark Assembly Fall and Spring Semesters
Honors Assembly End of First Semester National Junior Honor Society Induction Spring
Academic Awards Assembly End of Year
Art Band Choir
Theater Arts Technology Applications Yearbook
Spanish I (8th Only - High School Credit)
Principles of Agriculture (8th Only - High School Credit)
Estacado Middle School offers the following support programs: Resource, Academic Adjustment, Special Education, 504, Gifted/Talented Program, Social Emotional Learning Classes, Counseling, Health Services, W.I.N. (What I Need) Program which is a data-driven, student-centered core subject intervention and enrichment program, and the A.C.E. (Afterschool Centers on Education) Program.
A minimum of 12 grades are recorded in the gradebook each six week grading period. Daily Work counts 60% and Tests count 40% of the six weeks grade.
Parents are encouraged to login on a regular basis to Skyward Family Access from our website or using the mobile app to view their child’s grades in each subject.
Opportunities for Student Service
Student Council (Grades 6-8)
National Junior Honor Society (Grades 7-8)