Garcia Middle School

5701 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Garcia Middle School serves 1,112 students in grades 6-8.
Garcia 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Garcia Middle School's student population of 1,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Rankings

Garcia Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Garcia Middle School is 0.08, 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
#4971 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garcia Middle 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrownsville Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garcia Middle School is Rivera Early College High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brownsville Learning Academy Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idea Riverview Academy (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brownsville Idea Riverview Academy Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-3 | 624 students
    0.7 miles
    30 Palm Dr
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 832-5900
    0.7 PK-3 624
  • Brownsville Pena Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
    0.9 miles
    4975 Salida De La Luna
    Brownsville, TX 78526
    (956) 547-7100
    0.9 PK-5 604
  • Brownsville Vermillion Road Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 825 students
    1.1 miles
    6895 Fm 802
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 831-6060
    1.1 PK-5 825
  • Brownsville Rivera Early College High School Math: 64% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,338 students
    1.2 miles
    6955 Fm 802
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 831-8700
    1.2 9-12 2,338
  • Brownsville Brownsville Learning Academy Middle School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 151 students
    1.4 miles
    4350 Morrison Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78526
    (956) 548-8000
    1.4 6-8 151

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