Ortiz Elementary School

2500 W Alton Gloor Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Ortiz Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ortiz Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ortiz Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Ortiz Elementary School's student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students655 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Ortiz Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Ortiz Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ortiz Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#344 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ortiz Elementary 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 Ortiz Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ortiz Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ortiz Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of Ortiz Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ortiz 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 (09-10)
1%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrownsville Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ortiz Elementary School is Veterans Memorial Early College High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Manzano Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keller Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brownsville Keller Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
    0.2 miles
    2540 W Alton Gloor
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 547-4400
    0.2 PK-5 589
  • Brownsville Manzano Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 938 students
    0.3 miles
    2580 W Alton Gloor
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-9800
    0.3 6-8 938
  • San Antonio Jubilee Living Way Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    1.1 miles
    4955 Pablo Kisel
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    (956) 554-0999
    1.1 PK-5 368
  • Brownsville Veterans Memorial Early College High School Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,948 student
    1.4 miles
    4550 U S Military Hwy 281
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 574-5600
    1.4 9-12 1,948
  • Brownsville Pace Early College High School Math: 80% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,057 students
    1.5 miles
    314 W Los Ebanos Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 548-7700
    1.5 9-12 2,057

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