Castaneda Elementary School

3201 Lima St
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Castaneda Elementary School serves 631 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Castaneda Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 45% (which is lower 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.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Castaneda Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Castaneda Elementary School's student population of 631 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Castaneda Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Castaneda Elementary School is 0.04, 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
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2875 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
98%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (99-00)
1%
8%
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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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 631 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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