Moises Vela Middle School

801 S Palm Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Moises Vela Middle School serves 857 students in grades 6-8.
Moises Vela Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower 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 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Moises Vela Middle School's student population of 857 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students857 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Moises Vela Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Moises Vela Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Moises Vela Middle School is 0.17, 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
#3627 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
91%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Moises Vela Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Moises Vela Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
9%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Moises Vela Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlingen CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Moises Vela Middle School is Harlingen H S - South (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gutierrez Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jubilee Harlingen (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Antonio Jubilee Harlingen Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 271 students
    0.3 miles
    4501 W Expy 83
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    (956) 364-2456
    0.3 PK-6 271
  • Harlingen Stuart Place Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 755 students
    1.0 miles
    6701 Business Hwy 83
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3160
    1 PK-5 755
  • Harlingen Harlingen H S - South Math: 20-24% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,549 student
    1.4 miles
    1701 Dixieland Rd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3800
    1.4 9-12 1,549
  • Harlingen Lamar Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 626 students
    2.0 miles
    1100 Mclarry Rd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3130
    2 PK-5 626
  • Harlingen Wilson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
    2.0 miles
    16495 Primera Rd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 427-3190
    2 PK-5 500

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