John B Alexander High School

3600 E Del Mar
Laredo, TX 78041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
John B Alexander High School serves 2,792 students in grades 9-12.
John B Alexander High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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

John B Alexander High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

John B Alexander High School's student population of 2,792 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 164 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers164 teachers
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School Comparison

John B Alexander High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 John B Alexander High School is 0.04, 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
#1425 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
98%
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
0.040.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John B Alexander High School is Hector J Garcia Early College High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Antonio Gonzalez Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr Malakoff Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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