Perez Elementary School

2514 Shidler Dr
Brownsville, TX 78521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 633 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Perez Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Perez Elementary School's student population of 633 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
633 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Perez Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Perez 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#5836 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Perez Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Perez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Perez Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Perez Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Perez Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
White
1%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Perez Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.02
This chart displays the diversity score of Perez Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Perez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Perez Elementary School's ranking?
Perez Elementary School is ranked #5836 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Perez Elementary School?
633 students attend Perez Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Perez Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Perez Elementary School?
Perez Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Perez Elementary School offer ?
Perez Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Perez Elementary School part of?
Perez Elementary School is part of Brownsville ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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