Marcia R Garza

810 E El Gato
Alamo, TX 78516
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Marcia R Garza serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Marcia R Garza 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

Marcia R Garza ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Marcia R Garza's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Marcia R Garza is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Marcia R Garza 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
#2939 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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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%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.000.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marcia R Garza 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 NamePharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marcia R Garza is Psja Memorial Early College High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vanguard Mozart (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Mckeever Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alamo Psja Memorial Early College High School Math: 59% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,843 student
    1.2 miles
    800 S Alamo Rd
    Alamo, TX 78516
    (956) 354-2420
    1.2 9-12 1,843
  • Alamo John Mckeever Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 715 students
    1.5 miles
    1310 W Ridge
    Alamo, TX 78516
    (956) 354-2680
    1.5 PK-5 715
  • Alamo Zeferino Farias Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    2.0 miles
    1100 W Acacia St
    Alamo, TX 78516
    (956) 354-2760
    2 PK-5 609
  • Pharr Vanguard Mozart Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-10 | 681 students
    2.1 miles
    155 E Business 83
    Pharr, TX 78577
    (956) 702-2548
    2.1 PK-10 681
  • San Juan Austin Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 944 students
    2.4 miles
    804 S Stewart Rd
    San Juan, TX 78589
    (956) 354-2570
    2.4 6-8 944

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