Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School

  • Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. 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)#2879 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
98%
52%
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White
2%
28%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.040.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdinburg CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Macaria Dela Garza Gorena Elementary School is Betty Harwell Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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