La Joya High School

  • La Joya High School serves 2,855 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • La Joya High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • La Joya High School's student population of 2,855 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 188 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,855 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of La Joya High School
Total Classroom Teachers188 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Joya High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Joya High School is 0.00, 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 School Rank (16-17)#5758 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
100%
52%
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White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Joya High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Joya High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.000.64
This chart display the diversity score of La Joya High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Joya High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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