George West J High School

900 Houston St
George West, TX 78022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
George West J High School serves 170 students in grades 7-8.
George West J High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

George West J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

George West J High School's student population of 170 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

George West J High 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 George West J High School is 0.52, 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
#2118 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
58%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
39%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeorge West Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George West J High School is George West High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Three Rivers Jr/sr High School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George West Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • George West George West Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 4-6 | 238 students
    0.0 miles
    910 Houston St
    George West, TX 78022
    (361) 449-1914
    0 4-6 238
  • George West George West High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
    0.1 miles
    1013 Houston St
    George West, TX 78022
    (361) 449-1914
    0.1 9-12 343
  • George West George West Primary Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 349 students
    0.4 miles
    405 Travis St
    George West, TX 78022
    (361) 449-1914
    0.4 PK-3 349
  • Three Rivers Three Rivers Jr/sr High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 313 students
    9.3 miles
    351 S School Rd
    Three Rivers, TX 78071
    (361) 786-3603
    9.3 7-12 313
  • Three Rivers Three Rivers Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 365 students
    9.4 miles
    105 S School Rd
    Three Rivers, TX 78071
    (361) 786-3603
    9.4 PK-6 365

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