603 N College Dr
La Joya, TX 78560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Jimmy Carter Early College High School serves 355 students in grades 9-12.
Jimmy Carter Early College High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher 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.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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Jimmy Carter Early College High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Jimmy Carter Early College High School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Jimmy Carter Early College High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Jimmy Carter Early College High School is 0.02, 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
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#231 out of 8043 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
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
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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