Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School

  • Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than 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%.

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School Overview

  • Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School's student population of 538 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students538 students
This chart display total students of Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4614 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr Americo Paredes 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr Americo Paredes 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
28%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.020.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Joya Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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