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 15:1.
  • 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 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,051 students
West Briar Middle School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %West Briar Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
West Briar Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeWest Briar Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
West Briar Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
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)
Two or more races
1%
2%
West Briar Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Briar Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.720.63
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 (2005-2015)
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 (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 211,583 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,650 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,694 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
279
3
Number of Students Managed211,583825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,166 MM$9 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,175 MM$10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,650$12,250
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,694$12,682
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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