Labay Middle School

15435 Willow River Dr,

Houston, TX, 77095-1703

Tel: (281)463-5800
Grades: 6-8

1,594 students

Labay Middle School serves 1,594 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Labay Middle School operates within the Cypress-fairbanks Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 1594 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,594 students
Labay Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Labay Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Labay Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Labay Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
Labay Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
44%
50%
Labay Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
16%
13%
Labay Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
26%
31%
Labay Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Labay Middle School Sch Ethnicity Labay 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.
0.71 0.64
Labay Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
41%
44%
Labay Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Labay Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 110,919 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Cypress-fairbanks Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
83
3
Number of Students Managed 110,919 799
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $861 MM $9 MM
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,028 MM $9 MM
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,550 $11,947
Cypress-fairbanks Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,214 $12,666
Cypress-fairbanks 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 Cypress Falls High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Aragon Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fiest Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Fiest Elementary School
    8425 Pine Falls
    Houston , TX , 77095
    (281)463-5838
    0.4  mi  |  1079  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Lowery Elementary School
    15950 Rdg Park Dr
    Houston , TX , 77095
    (281)463-5900
    0.7  mi  |  890  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Owens Elementary School
    7939 Jackrabbit Rd
    Houston , TX , 77095
    (281)463-5915
    1.2  mi  |  1012  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Aragon Middle School
    16823 West Rd
    Houston , TX , 77095
    (281)856-5100
    1.6  mi  |  1656  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Cypress Falls High School
    9811 Huffmeister Rd
    Houston , TX , 77095
    (281)856-1000
    1.7  mi  |  3383  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Why You Need to Research School Districts When Buying a Home
Whether you have children or not, researching school districts is a crucial step when buying a new home.