Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School

603 N Tabasco St
La Joya, TX 78560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School serves 702 students in grades 6-9.
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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

Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School's student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students702 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Lorenzo De Zavala 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 Lorenzo De Zavala 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
#4628 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2002-03 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 Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 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 Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School is Jimmy Carter Early College High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hope Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr Maria Palmira Mendiola Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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