West Briar Middle School

West Briar Middle School serves 1,359 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
West Briar Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 1359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,359 students
West Briar Middle School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
West Briar Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade West Briar Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 19:1 14:1
West Briar Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
West Briar Middle School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
34%
50%
West Briar Middle School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
27%
13%
West Briar Middle School Black (2003-2012)
White
27%
31%
West Briar Middle School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Briar Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Briar 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.
0.74 0.41
West Briar Middle School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
22%
44%
West Briar Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
6%
7%
West Briar Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 221,759 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
4
Number of Students Managed 221,759 730
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 $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $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 Westside High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Texas Connections Academy At Houston (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bush Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonBush Elementary School
    13800 Westerloch Dr
    HoustonTX 77077
    (281)368-2150
    0.3 mi | 730 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonWestside High School
    Magnet School
    14201 Briar Forest
    HoustonTX 77077
    (281)920-8000
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 2996 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonRay Daily Elementary School
    12909 Briar Forest
    HoustonTX 77077
    (281)368-2111
    1 mi | 737 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonNottingham Elementary School
    570 Nottingham Oaks
    HoustonTX 77079
    (281)251-6400
    1 mi | 591 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonMaurice L Wolfe Elementary School
    502 Addicks Howell Rd
    HoustonTX 77079
    (281)237-2250
    1.5 mi | 396 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
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.