• 2019-2020 Awards and Honors

    • The Beckendorff Honor Orchestra won First Place in the 2019 Houston Cup!

    • The Houston Cup is a local competition celebrating and recognizing excellent teaching and performance at the middle school orchestra level. You can learn more about this prestigious competition here:

    2018-2019 Awards and Honors

    • ​The Beckendorff Honor Orchestra was named the 2019 TMEA State Honor Orchestra!  We will perform at the TMEA State Conference on February 14th in San Antonio. ​You can listen to our State performance recording via YouTube by following this link:​

    • 8B Volleyball - District Champions!

    ​2017-2018 Awards and Honors

    • BDJH was named a Texas Honor Roll School by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE). The 2017-18 Texas Honor Roll recognizes public elementary, middle and high schools that consistently demonstrate high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in student outcomes over time and a closing of the achievement gaps.

    • Recently, the BDJH Band participated in Region 23 , All Region Band Contest. Students competed with band students from Katy ISD, Houston ISD and Alief ISD for positions in the Region 23 All Region Band. Thirty four Beckendorff Junior High students were awarded positions in this elite group. In addition 6 students placed in the top of their sections and were also chosen to perform in the Region 23 All Region Symphony Orchestra. Please congratulate these students for this outstanding accomplishment.​

    • Congratulations to the Quiz Bowl team for their great work at Nationals in Chicago. They came in 13th out of  191 teams.​

    • All choirs received sweepstakes at UIL competitions!​

    • The Beckendorff Honor Orchestra was recently named a National Honor Orchestra Winner in the 2017 Foundation for Music Education Mark of Excellence Competition.   This is the fourth year in a row that BDJH has been named a National Winner.  In addition, the Honor Orchestra received 5th Place in the TMEA State Honor Orchestra. You can access the Honor Orchestra's YouTube recordings of their performance here:​​

    Past Awards and Honors​

    School Wide

    • Texas Monthly- one of the “Top Middle Schools in Texas” Award
    • Top Fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society “Pennies for Patients”- raised over $109,000 since we began the project.


    • UIL Full Orchestra – Superior Ratings on stage, Excellent Ratings in Sight Reading
    • UIL String Orchestra- Sweepstakes and Superior Ratings
    • Solo and Ensemble- 70 superior medals
    • Alamo Festival of Music- Superior Ratings, Best in Class and Best Overall Orchestra Awards
    • BDJH Orchestra rated in the TOP 10 of all Texas Junior High/Middle School Orchestras

    Destination Imagination

    • 3rd Place Trophy at the Gulf Coast Regional Tournament

    Science Olympiad

    • Texas State Champions – 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
    • Nationals – 8th 2010, 5th 2012, 17th 2011, 7th 2013, Champions 2014, Runner Up 2015, ​4th 2016, 5th 2017, 8th 2018, 4th 2019, 4th 2021


    • UIL Sweepstakes- Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys, Varsity Mixed, and JV Girls Choirs
    • Superior Ratings at the Space City Showcase- Varsity Girls, Varsity Boys, Varsity Mixed, JV Girls, 6th Grade Choir; Best in Class Varsity Mixed and JV Girls
    • Outstanding Treble Choir at Katy 6th Grade Choir Festival; Superior Ratings for 6th Grade Choirs
    • 20 Students placed in All-Region Choir
    • 130 First Division ratings at the Solo and Ensemble Contest as well as 4 Outstanding Performers


    • 8C Volleyball District Champs
    • 8A, 8B, 7C, Girls' Basketball Division Champs
    • 7A, 8C Girls' Basketball District Champs
    • 8th Grade Girls' District Track Champions
    • Girls' Tennis District Champions
    • Team Tennis District Champions


    • 7C and 8C Basketball District Championship
    • 8C Football Division Championship
    • Boys' Tennis Championship