Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School

2300 21st St N
Texas City, TX 77590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School serves 561 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 48% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School's student population of 561 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 Kindergarten-4
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
#2311 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
38%
52%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
40%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTexas City Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Manual Guajardo Junior Elementary School is Texas City High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blocker Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kohfeldt Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Texas City Calvin Vincent Pre-k Head Start
    Grades: PK | 248 students
    0.6 miles
    1805 13th Ave N
    Texas City, TX 77590
    (409) 916-0512
    0.6 PK 248
  • Texas City Kohfeldt Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 586 students
    0.6 miles
    1705 13th Ave N
    Texas City, TX 77590
    (409) 916-0400
    0.6 K-4 586
  • Texas City Texas City High School Math: 36% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,893 student
    0.8 miles
    1431 Ninth Ave N
    Texas City, TX 77590
    (409) 916-0800
    0.8 9-12 1,893
  • Texas City Texas City J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 2 students
    1.0 miles
    6101 Attwater Ave
    Texas City, TX 77592
    (409) 770-5947
    1 12 2
  • Texas City Heights Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 515 students
    1.2 miles
    300 N Logan St
    Texas City, TX 77590
    (409) 916-0500
    1.2 K-4 515

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