Jimmy Carter Early College High School

603 N College Dr
La Joya, TX 78560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jimmy Carter Early College High School serves 355 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 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).

Top Placements

Jimmy Carter Early College High School places 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.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Jimmy Carter Early College High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#208 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.020.64
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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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Joya Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jimmy Carter Early College High School is Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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