Garza Elementary School

200 Esperanza Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Garza Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Garza Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (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.

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Garza Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Garza Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Garza Elementary 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 Garza Elementary School is 0.00, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4232 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (00-01)
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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