Jo Nelson Middle School

102 S Main
Santa Rosa, TX 78593
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jo Nelson Middle School serves 247 students in grades 6-8.
Jo Nelson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower 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

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School Overview

Jo Nelson Middle School's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Jo Nelson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Jo Nelson Middle 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
#6327 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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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%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Rosa Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jo Nelson Middle School is Santa Rosa Daep (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwest Key (6.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elma E Barrera Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 10-11 | 2 students
    0.0 miles
    Hwy 107 And Cruz St
    Santa Rosa, TX 78593
    (956) 636-9800
    0 10-11 2
  • Santa Rosa Santa Rosa High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 326 students
    0.0 miles
    Hwy 107 And E Cruz St
    Santa Rosa, TX 78593
    (956) 636-9800
    0 9-12 326
  • Santa Rosa Elma E Barrera Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    0.5 miles
    Hwy 107
    Santa Rosa, TX 78593
    (956) 636-9870
    0.5 PK-5 531
  • Harlingen Dr Hesiquio Rodriguez Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 731 students
    4.5 miles
    8402 W Wilson Rd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 430-4060
    4.5 PK-5 731
  • Harlingen Dishman Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    5.7 miles
    309 Madeley
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3100
    5.7 PK-5 338

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