Canyon Ridge Middle School

Canyon Ridge Middle School serves 972 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Canyon Ridge Middle School operates within the Leander Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 972 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 972 students
Canyon Ridge Middle School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Canyon Ridge Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Canyon Ridge Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Canyon Ridge Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
3%
Canyon Ridge Middle School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
12%
50%
Canyon Ridge Middle School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
1%
13%
Canyon Ridge Middle School Black (2005-2012)
White
73%
31%
Canyon Ridge Middle School White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Canyon Ridge Middle School Sch Ethnicity Canyon Ridge Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.99
Canyon Ridge Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
44%
Canyon Ridge Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
7%
Canyon Ridge Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,309 students has grown by 16% over five years.
School District Name Leander Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
4
Number of Students Managed 33,309 730
Leander Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $282 MM $9 MM
Leander Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $460 MM $9 MM
Leander Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,885 $11,947
Leander Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,119 $12,666
Leander Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake Travis High School (4.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hudson Bend Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Laura Welch Bush Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Austin, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.08, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Austin is Wells Branch Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.