2500 W Alton Gloor Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Ortiz Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ortiz Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

School Overview

Ortiz Elementary School's student population of 655 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
655 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ortiz Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#417 out of 8043 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ortiz Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.02
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%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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