848 8th St
San Benito, TX 78586
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Raul Garza Jr Steam Academy serves 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Raul Garza Jr Steam Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Raul Garza Jr Steam Academy's student population of 492 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Raul Garza Jr Steam Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 Raul Garza Jr Steam Academy 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1914 out of 8043 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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