1805 Peter Garza
San Marcos, TX 78666
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mendez Elementary School serves 588 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mendez 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mendez Elementary School's student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Mendez Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Mendez Elementary School is 0.38, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6251 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
77%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mendez Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
13%
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White
16%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Mendez Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mendez 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mendez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 588 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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