Francisco Barrientes Middle School

Francisco Barrientes Middle School serves 1,341 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Francisco Barrientes Middle School operates within the Edinburg Cisd School District.

Overview

The student population of 1341 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,341 students
Francisco Barrientes Middle School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Students by Grade Francisco Barrientes Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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 15:1 14:1
Francisco Barrientes Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
98%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Francisco Barrientes Middle School Sch Ethnicity Francisco Barrientes Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.41
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.
n/a
44%
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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,412 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Edinburg Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
4
Number of Students Managed 33,412 730
District Total Revenue $304 MM $9 MM
Edinburg Cisd School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $306 MM $9 MM
Edinburg Cisd School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,875 $11,947
Edinburg Cisd School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,948 $12,666
Edinburg Cisd School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vision Academy Of Excellence (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harwell Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Travis Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • EdinburgTravis Elementary School
    1200 South 21st Ave
    EdinburgTX 78539
    (956)289-2354
    0.1 mi | 400 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • EdinburgJefferson Elementary School
    904 South 12th Ave
    EdinburgTX 78539
    (956)289-2385
    0.6 mi | 429 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • EdinburgAustin Elementary School
    1023 East Kuhn St
    EdinburgTX 78539
    (956)289-2331
    0.9 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • EdinburgBrewster Elementary School
    22420 Fm1017
    EdinburgTX 78541
    (956)289-2334
    0.9 mi | 402 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • EdinburgCano-gonzalez Elementary School
    1701 South Raul Longoria
    EdinburgTX 78539
    (956)289-2380
    1 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Edinburg, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.04, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Edinburg is South Texas Preparatory Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.