Ryan Middle School

Ryan Middle School serves 305 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Ryan Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 305 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 305 students
Ryan Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Ryan Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ryan Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less 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 15:1 14:1
Ryan Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Ryan Middle School Asian (1988-2009)
Hispanic
15%
50%
Ryan Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
83%
13%
Ryan Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
31%
Ryan Middle School White (1989-2011)
All Ethnic Groups Ryan Middle School Sch Ethnicity Ryan 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.
0.29 0.64
Ryan 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.
33%
44%
Ryan 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.
4%
7%
Ryan Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 221,759 students has grown by 36798% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
3
Number of Students Managed 221,759 799
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $3,491,647 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $3,464,178 $12,666
Houston 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 Houston Academy For International Studies (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Walipp-tsu Preparatory Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blackshear Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Blackshear Elementary School
    2900 Holman Ave
    Houston , TX , 77004
    (713)942-1481
    0.3  mi  |  406  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Houston Academy For International Studies
    Charter School
    1810 Stuart
    Houston , TX , 77004
    (713)942-1430
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Houston Tsu Charter Lab School
    Charter School
    3100 Cleburne
    Houston , TX , 77004
    (713)313-6754
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Houston Walipp-tsu Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    3100 Cleburne St
    Houston , TX , 77004
    (713)741-3600
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Young Women's College Prep Academy
    1906 Cleburne St
    Houston , TX , 77004
    (713)556-7102
    0.6  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  6-9

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - I am a 1967 grad of James D. Ryan Middle, and I have been very sucessful because of the foundation that was applied in my life. I am a professional nurse and I work daily in an elementary school setting. Yes, that''s right!! I am a school nurse and proud of it!!! Quality education is key in ones life for sucess to include music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities makes a well rounded person. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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