Garden Park Elementary School

855 Military Hwy
Brownsville, TX 78520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Garden Park Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garden Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% 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 43% (which is lower 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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Garden Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Garden Park Elementary School's student population of 595 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students595 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Garden Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Garden Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Garden Park Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#2666 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
98%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garden Park 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
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garden Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
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 Garden Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.040.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garden Park 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 (99-00)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garden Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 1999-00 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 Garden Park Elementary School is Pace Early College High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Harmony Science Academy - Brownsville (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brownsville Pace Early College High School Math: 80% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,057 students
    0.4 miles
    314 W Los Ebanos Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 548-7700
    0.4 9-12 2,057
  • Brownsville Veterans Memorial Early College High School Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,948 student
    0.4 miles
    4550 U S Military Hwy 281
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 574-5600
    0.4 9-12 1,948
  • Brownsville Harmony Science Academy - Brownsville Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 465 students
    0.9 miles
    1124 Central Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 574-9555
    0.9 PK-8 465
  • San Antonio Jubilee Living Way Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    1.2 miles
    4955 Pablo Kisel
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    (956) 554-0999
    1.2 PK-5 368
  • Brownsville Raul Yzaguirre School For Success Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 373 students
    1.2 miles
    2255 N Coria St
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 542-2404
    1.2 K-8 373

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