Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School

2801 N Coulter St
Amarillo, TX 79124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School serves 420 students in grades 5-8.
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 67% (which is higher 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.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower 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 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 0.50, 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
#517 out of 7999 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
68%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmarillo 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 Amarillo Area Center For Advanced Learning (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Houston Middle School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Amarillo Amarillo Area Center For Advanced Learning
    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
    2.0 miles
    1100 N Forest
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-2800
    2 9-12 21
  • Amarillo Houston Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 765 students
    2.7 miles
    815 Independence
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-3600
    2.7 6-8 765
  • Amarillo San Jacinto Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    2.9 miles
    3400 W 4th
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-5200
    2.9 PK-5 622
  • Amarillo Avondale Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 515 students
    3.0 miles
    1500 Avondale
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-4000
    3 PK-5 515
  • Amarillo Wills Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    3.2 miles
    3500 W 11th
    Amarillo, TX 79106
    (806) 326-5650
    3.2 PK-5 588

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