2931 E Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78599
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Idea Academy Weslaco serves 695 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Idea Academy Weslaco placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is 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 49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Idea Academy Weslaco's student population of 695 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Idea Academy Weslaco is ranked within the top 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 Idea Academy Weslaco 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3086 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
3%
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
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 695 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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