Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School

1453 Concord Hills Blvd
Laredo, TX 78046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School serves 746 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School's student population of 746 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students746 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Rankings

Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School is 0.00, 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
#1746 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.000.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bonnie L Garcia Elementary School is United South High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is United South Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Judith Zaffirini Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laredo United South High School Math: 80% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,262 students
    0.8 miles
    4001 Ave Los Presidentes
    Laredo, TX 78046
    (956) 473-5400
    0.8 9-12 3,262
  • Laredo Judith Zaffirini Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 556 students
    0.9 miles
    5210 Santa Claudia Ln
    Laredo, TX 78046
    (956) 473-2900
    0.9 PK-5 556
  • Laredo Ruiz Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 866 students
    1.0 miles
    1717 Ave Los Presidentes
    Laredo, TX 78046
    (956) 473-3300
    1 PK-5 866
  • Laredo Salinas Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 830 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 Century Dr W
    Laredo, TX 78046
    (956) 473-3200
    1 PK-5 830
  • Laredo United South Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 1,319 student
    1.2 miles
    3707 Ave Los Presidentes
    Laredo, TX 78046
    (956) 473-7700
    1.2 6-9 1,319

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