Dr R E Margo Elementary School

1701 S Bridge Ave
Weslaco, TX 78596
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Dr R E Margo Elementary School serves 941 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dr R E Margo Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dr R E Margo Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Dr R E Margo Elementary School's student population of 941 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students941 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Dr R E Margo Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr R E Margo Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dr R E Margo Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#2266 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr R E Margo 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)
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr R E Margo 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 Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
97%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr R E Margo 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
3%
28%
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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 Dr R E Margo Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.060.64
This chart display the diversity score of Dr R E Margo Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr R E Margo 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 (03-04)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr R E Margo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeslaco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr R E Margo Elementary School is Weslaco 21st Century Cte Early College High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Armando Cuellar Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Weslaco Armando Cuellar Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 744 students
    0.4 miles
    1201 S Bridge St
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 969-6720
    0.4 6-8 744
  • Weslaco Central Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 879 students
    1.0 miles
    506 E 6th St
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 969-6710
    1 6-8 879
  • Weslaco Memorial Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 917 students
    1.0 miles
    1700 S Border
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 969-6780
    1 PK-5 917
  • Weslaco Weslaco 21st Century Cte Early College High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 264 students
    1.0 miles
    700 S Bridge
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 969-6500
    1 9-12 264
  • Weslaco Weslaco East High School Math: 48% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,047 students
    1.2 miles
    810 S Pleasantview Dr
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 969-6950
    1.2 9-12 2,047

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