Alvarado J High School

1000 N Cummings
Alvarado, TX 76009
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Alvarado J High School serves 614 students in grades 7-8.
Alvarado J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Alvarado J High School's student population of 614 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Alvarado J High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Alvarado J High School is 0.55, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4847 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
58%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 614 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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