Ryan High School

Ryan High School serves 2,285 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Ryan High School operates within the Denton Independent School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2285 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 157 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,285 students
Ryan High School Total Students (1996-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 157 teachers
Ryan High School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2013)
Students by Grade Ryan High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Ryan High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Ryan High School American Indian (2001-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Ryan High School Asian (1996-2013)
Hispanic
36%
51%
Ryan High School Hispanic (1996-2013)
Black
13%
13%
Ryan High School Black (1996-2013)
White
47%
30%
Ryan High School White (1996-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Ryan High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ryan High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.64 0.41
Ryan High School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
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%
53%
Ryan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Ryan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,838 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Denton Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 25,838 822
Denton Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 80%
Denton Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $9 MM
Denton Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $315 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,021 $11,947
Denton Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,204 $12,666
Denton Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Joe Dale Sparks Campus (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Joe Dale Sparks Campus (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DentonLee Elementary School
    800 Mack Place
    DentonTX 76201
    (940)369-3500
    1.8 mi | 600 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DentonThe Ann Windle School For Young Children
    901 Audra
    DentonTX 76209
    (940)369-3900
    2 mi | 348 students | Gr. PK                      
  • DentonJoe Dale Sparks Campus
    Alternative School
    210 South Woodrow
    DentonTX 76205
    (940)349-2468
    Alternative School

    2 mi | 45 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • DentonDenton Co J J A E P High School
    Alternative School
    210 South Woodrow Ln
    DentonTX 76205
    (940)349-2400
    Alternative School

    2 mi | 11 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DentonDenton County Jjaep Cfb Campus
    Alternative School
    210 South Woodrow Ln
    DentonTX 76202
    (940)349-2400
    Alternative School

    2 mi | 4 students | Gr. 8-11                      

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