Lopez High School

3205 South Dakota Ave,

Brownsville, TX, 78521-6212

Tel: (956)982-7400
Grades: 9-12

2,258 students

Lopez High School serves 2,258 students in grades 9-12.
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%.
Lopez High School operates within the Brownsville Independent School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2258 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,258 students
Lopez High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 155 teachers
Lopez High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Lopez High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Lopez High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
99%
50%
Lopez High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
31%
Lopez High School White (1994-2011)
All Ethnic Groups Lopez High School Sch Ethnicity Lopez High 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.
0.02 0.64
Lopez High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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%
Lopez High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2005)
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%
Lopez High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2005)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,319 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Brownsville Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
3
Number of Students Managed 51,319 799
Brownsville Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 80%
Brownsville Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $475 MM $9 MM
Brownsville Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $585 MM $9 MM
Brownsville Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,779 $11,947
Brownsville Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,037 $12,666
Brownsville Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Idea Frontier College Preparatory (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Idea Frontier College Preparatory (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idea Frontier College Preparatory (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brownsville Idea Frontier Academy
    Charter School
    2800 South Dakota Ave
    Brownsville , TX , 78521
    (956)541-2002
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  686  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Brownsville Idea Frontier College Preparatory
    Charter School
    2800 South Dakota Ave
    Brownsville , TX , 78521
    (956)541-2002
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  715  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Brownsville Besteiro Middle School
    6280 Southmost Rd
    Brownsville , TX , 78521
    (956)544-3900
    0.9  mi  |  899  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Brownsville Aiken Elementary School
    6290 Southmost Rd
    Brownsville , TX , 78521
    (956)986-5200
    0.9  mi  |  912  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Brownsville Palm Grove Elementary School
    7942 Southmost Rd
    Brownsville , TX , 78521
    (956)982-3850
    1.1  mi  |  636  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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