Ryan Middle School

Ryan Middle School serves 272 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower 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 70%.
Ryan Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 272 students has declined by 17% 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 272 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Ryan Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ryan Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less 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 13:1 14:1
Ryan Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
15%
51%
Ryan Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
85%
13%
Ryan Middle School Black (1988-2013)
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.
0.26 0.41
Ryan Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
91%
53%
Ryan Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Ryan Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 223,167 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,167 780
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $0
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $0
Houston 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 Houston Academy For International Studies (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Young Women's College Prep Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blackshear Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • HoustonBlackshear Elementary School
    2900 Holman Ave
    HoustonTX 77004
    (713)942-1481
    0.3 mi | 378 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Houston Academy For International Studies
    Charter School
    1810 Stuart
    HoustonTX 77004
    (713)942-1430
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 426 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonTsu Charter Lab School
    Charter School
    3100 Cleburne
    HoustonTX 77004
    (713)313-6754
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 104 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • HoustonContemporary Lrn Ctr/devry Academy
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1700 Gregg
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)226-2651
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonYoung Women's College Prep Academy
    1906 Cleburne St
    HoustonTX 77004
    (713)556-7102
    0.7 mi | 374 students | Gr. 6-10                      

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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