Marfa Schools

  • Marfa Schools serves 336 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Marfa Schools placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Marfa Schools's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marfa Schools is ranked within the bottom 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 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marfa Schools is 0.28, 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 School Rank (16-17)#5997 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
84%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
14%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.280.64
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarfa Independent 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 Marfa Schools is Ft Davis School (20.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Davis Ft Davis School
    Grades: PK-12 | 226 students
    20.4 miles
    401 Webster Ave
    Fort Davis, TX 79734
    (432)426-4444
    20.4 PK-12 226
  • Alpine Alpine Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 331 students
    21.1 miles
    801 Middle School Dr
    Alpine, TX 79830
    (432)837-7720
    21.1 5-8 331
  • Alpine Alpine High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 314 students
    21.9 miles
    300 E Hendryx
    Alpine, TX 79830
    (432)837-7710
    21.9 9-12 314
  • Alpine Alpine Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 449 students
    22.0 miles
    200 E Ave A
    Alpine, TX 79830
    (432)837-7730
    22.0 PK-4 449
  • Valentine Valentine School
    Grades: K-12 | 33 students
    33.8 miles
    4th And Kentucky St
    Valentine, TX 79854
    (432)467-2671
    33.8 K-12 33

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