Paredes Elementary School

3700 Heritage Trl
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Paredes Elementary School serves 969 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Paredes Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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

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

School Overview

Paredes Elementary School's student population of 969 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
969 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Paredes 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 Paredes Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#522 out of 8043 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 969 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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