De Zavala Middle School serves 666 students in grades 5-6.
De Zavala Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-6
- Enrollment: 666 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 17% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 23% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
De Zavala Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
De Zavala Middle School's student population of 666 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
De Zavala Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of De Zavala Middle School is 0.10, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6843 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is De Zavala Middle School's ranking?
De Zavala Middle School is ranked #6843 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend De Zavala Middle School?
666 students attend De Zavala Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of De Zavala Middle School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of De Zavala Middle School?
De Zavala Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does De Zavala Middle School offer ?
De Zavala Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is De Zavala Middle School part of?
De Zavala Middle School is part of Pasadena Independent School District.
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