Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School

  • Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School serves 690 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School 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 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School's student population of 690 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School 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 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School is 0.19, 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)#5226 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
90%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.190.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCorpus Christi Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Mary Helen Berlanga Elementary School is Ray High School (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Baker Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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