Garza County Regional Juvenile Center

  • Garza County Regional Juvenile Center serves 55 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garza County Regional Juvenile Center 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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Garza County Regional Juvenile Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Garza County Regional Juvenile Center's student population of 55 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garza County Regional Juvenile Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garza County Regional Juvenile Center is 0.67, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#7896 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garza County Regional Juvenile Center 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)20-29%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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American Indian
5%
n/a
Hispanic
46%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garza County Regional Juvenile Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
13%
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White
29%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garza County Regional Juvenile Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.670.64
This chart display the diversity score of Garza County Regional Juvenile Center and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)<50%
89%
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garza County Regional Juvenile Center 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 NamePost Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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