Nolan Ryan J High School

11500 Shadow Creek Pkwy
Alvin, TX 77511
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Nolan Ryan J High School serves 1,099 students in grades 6-8.
Nolan Ryan 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Nolan Ryan J High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Nolan Ryan J High School's student population of 1,099 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,099 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Rankings

Nolan Ryan J High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nolan Ryan J High School is 0.72, which is more 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
#1374 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
28%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
52%
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Black
40%
13%
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White
16%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlvin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Nolan Ryan J High School is Harmony School Of Innovation - Waco (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Burks Marek Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alvin Mary Burks Marek Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 764 students
    0.5 miles
    1947 Kirby Dr
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3232
    0.5 PK-5 764
  • Houston Harmony School Of Innovation - Waco Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 482 students
    1.5 miles
    1100 S Valley Mills Dr
    Houston, TX 77099
    (254) 751-7878
    1.5 6-12 482
  • Alvin Laura Ingalls Wilder Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
    1.7 miles
    2225 Kingsley
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3090
    1.7 PK-5 841
  • Alvin Shadow Creek High School Math: 41% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,180 students
    1.7 miles
    11850 Broadway
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3800
    1.7 9-12 2,180
  • Pearland Challenger Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 683 students
    1.8 miles
    9434 Hughes Ranch Rd
    Pearland, TX 77581
    (281) 485-7912
    1.8 PK-4 683

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