Castro Elementary School

200 S Mayberry
Mission, TX 78572
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Castro Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Castro Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Castro Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Castro Elementary School's student population of 503 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students503 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Castro Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Castro Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Castro Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Castro Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#5632 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Castro Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Castro 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)
34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Castro 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 Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Castro Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Castro Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Castro Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castro Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of Castro Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Castro 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 (05-06)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castro Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMission CISD 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 Castro Elementary School is Irene M Garcia Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mission Irene M Garcia Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 806 students
    0.3 miles
    933 Paula Dr
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-2840
    0.3 6-9 806
  • Mission Roosevelt Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 52 students
    0.3 miles
    407 E 3rd St
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-3900
    0.3 6-12 52
  • Lewisville Premier H S Of Mission Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 121 students
    0.9 miles
    1203 St Claire St
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (956) 607-9636
    0.9 9-12 121
  • Mission Bryan Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 741 students
    1.0 miles
    1300 Elm Dr
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-4800
    1 PK-5 741
  • Mission Hidalgo County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 10 | 1 student
    1.0 miles
    1201 Bryce Dr
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-5500
    1 10 1

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