West Briar Middle School

  • West Briar Middle School serves 1,051 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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 1051 students has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,051 students
West Briar Middle School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % West Briar Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
West Briar Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade West Briar Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 17:1 16:1
West Briar Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
West Briar Middle School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
36%
52%
West Briar Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
28%
13%
West Briar Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
27%
29%
West Briar Middle School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Briar Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
West Briar Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Briar Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.72 0.41
West Briar Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
44%
52%
West Briar Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
7%
6%
West Briar Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 212,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,690 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,414 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,262 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,203 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,690 $12,126
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,414 $11,704
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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