Bear Branch J High School

31310 F M 2978
Magnolia, TX 77353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Bear Branch J High School serves 1,456 students in grades 6-8.
Bear Branch J High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bear Branch J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Bear Branch J High School's student population of 1,456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Branch J High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Branch J High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1498 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
30%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
63%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMagnolia Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Branch J High School is The Woodlands High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vista Academy Of The Woodlands (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deretchin Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Magnolia Bear Branch Intermediate School

    0.2 miles
    8040 Ken Lake Dr
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281) 356-3571
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Spring Deretchin Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 949 students
    0.3 miles
    11000 Merit Oaks Dr
    Spring, TX 77382
    (832) 592-8700
    0.3 PK-6 949
  • Magnolia Tom R Ellisor Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
    1.3 miles
    33040 Egypt Ln
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281) 252-7400
    1.3 PK-5 752
  • Spring Tough Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 889 students
    1.4 miles
    11660 Crane Brook Dr
    Spring, TX 77382
    (281) 465-5900
    1.4 PK-6 889
  • Magnolia Bear Branch Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 637 students
    1.8 miles
    8909 Fm 1488
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281) 356-4771
    1.8 PK-5 637

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