Idea Weslaco

2931 E Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78599
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 668 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Idea Weslaco ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Idea Weslaco ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Idea Weslaco's student population of 668 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Idea Weslaco ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Idea Weslaco is 0.11, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#6184 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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19%
37%
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31%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
94%
53%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
5%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.11
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
13%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Idea Weslaco's ranking?
Idea Weslaco is ranked #6184 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Idea Weslaco?
668 students attend Idea Weslaco.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Idea Weslaco students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Idea Weslaco?
Idea Weslaco has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Idea Weslaco offer ?
Idea Weslaco offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Idea Weslaco part of?
Idea Weslaco is part of IDEA Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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