La Joya High School

604 N Coyote Blvd
La Joya, TX 78560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
La Joya High School serves 2,855 students in grades 9-12.
La Joya High 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 43% (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 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

La Joya High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

La Joya High School's student population of 2,855 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 188 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 Testing Rank
#5451 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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 Score
0.000.64
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Graduation Rate
82%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to La Joya High School is Juarez-lincoln High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hope Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Joya La Joya Isd Head Start Program
    Grades: PK | 489 students
    0.2 miles
    201 E Expy 83
    La Joya, TX 78560
    (956) 323-2000
    0.2 PK 489
  • Mission Juarez-lincoln High School Math: 32% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,528 students
    0.3 miles
    7801 W Mile 7 Rd
    Mission, TX 78574
    (956) 323-2890
    0.3 9-12 2,528
  • La Joya Hope Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 62 students
    0.4 miles
    101 E Expy 83
    La Joya, TX 78560
    (956) 323-2900
    0.4 6-12 62
  • La Joya Jimmy Carter Early College High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    603 N College Dr
    La Joya, TX 78560
    (956) 323-2200
    0.4 9-12 355
  • La Joya Tabasco Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 734 students
    0.4 miles
    223 S Leo Ave
    La Joya, TX 78560
    (956) 323-2440
    0.4 PK-5 734

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