5301 Bentsen Palm Dr
Mission, TX 78572
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dr Americo Paredes 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School's student population of 473 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr Americo Paredes 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 Dr Americo Paredes 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2709 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
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
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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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: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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