Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School

  • Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School serves 709 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School's student population of 709 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School is 0.04, 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 School Rank#5323 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ruben Hinojosa 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ruben Hinojosa 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
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13%
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White
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28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
Diversity Score0.040.64
This chart display the diversity score of Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ruben Hinojosa 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercedes Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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