Northbrook Middle School

Northbrook Middle School serves 678 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Northbrook Middle School operates within the Spring Branch Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 678 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 678 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Northbrook Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2013)
Students by Grade Northbrook Middle 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 0.17 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 15:1 14:1
Northbrook Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
91%
50%
Black
2%
13%
White
3%
31%
All Ethnic Groups Northbrook Middle School Sch Ethnicity Northbrook 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.
0.17 0.41
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.
87%
44%
Northbrook 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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Spring Branch Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
4
Number of Students Managed 33,869 730
Spring Branch Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $361 MM $9 MM
Spring Branch Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $375 MM $9 MM
Spring Branch Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,134 $11,947
Spring Branch Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,576 $12,666
Spring Branch 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 Northbrook High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Woods Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Shadow Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonSpring Shadow Elementary School
    9725 Kempwood Dr
    HoustonTX 77080
    (713)251-7100
    0.4 mi | 685 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonNorthbrook High School
    1 Raider Circle
    HoustonTX 77080
    (713)251-2800
    0.7 mi | 2027 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonTerrace Elementary School
    10400 Rothbury
    HoustonTX 77043
    (713)251-7200
    0.9 mi | 526 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonBuffalo Creek Elementary School
    2801 Blalock Rd
    HoustonTX 77080
    (713)251-5300
    1 mi | 684 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonSpring Woods High School
    2045 Gessner
    HoustonTX 77080
    (713)251-3100
    1.3 mi | 2002 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Houston, 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 0.43, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Houston is Harmony School Of Discovery - Houston. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.