West Briar Middle School

West Briar Middle School serves 1,158 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
West Briar Middle School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1158 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,158 students
West Briar Middle School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % West Briar Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
West Briar Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade West Briar Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 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 18:1 16:1
West Briar Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
Asian
10%
4%
West Briar Middle School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
36%
52%
West Briar Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
25%
13%
West Briar Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
27%
29%
West Briar Middle School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
West Briar Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.73 0.41
West Briar Middle School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
42%
53%
West Briar Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
8%
7%
West Briar Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Houston Independent School District's student population of 211,552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,680 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,724 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
3
Number of Students Managed 211,552 838
Houston Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,166 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,175 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,680 $12,250
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,724 $12,682
Houston Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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