Alvarez Elementary School

  • Alvarez Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alvarez Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alvarez Elementary School's student population of 436 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alvarez Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alvarez Elementary School is 0.01, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#3650 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Alvarez Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
100%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
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13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
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28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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2%
Diversity Score0.010.64
This chart display the diversity score of Alvarez Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alvarez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcallen Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Alvarez Elementary School is Lincoln Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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