South Texas Academy For Medical Professions

South Texas Academy For Medical Professions serves 848 students in grades 9-12.
South Texas Academy For Medical Professions placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

South Texas Academy For Medical Professions places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

South Texas Academy For Medical Professions's student population of 848 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students848 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

South Texas Academy For Medical Professions is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Texas Academy For Medical Professions is 0.12, 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 Testing Rank
#1141 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
94%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.120.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Texas Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Texas Academy For Medical Professions is Rgv Youth Recovery Home (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idea Academy San Benito (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Benito Rgv Youth Recovery Home Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-11 | 14 students
    0.1 miles
    29783 Rangerville Raod
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 428-5200
    0.1 8-11 14
  • San Benito Idea Academy San Benito Charter School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 888 students
    0.5 miles
    2151 Russell Ln
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 399-5252
    0.5 PK-5 888
  • San Benito Idea College Preparatory San Benito Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 787 students
    0.5 miles
    2151 Russell Ln
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 399-5252
    0.5 6-12 787
  • San Benito Midvalley Academy-san Benito Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 146 students
    1.1 miles
    1785 W Business Hwy 77
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 276-9930
    1.1 9-12 146
  • San Benito San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9 | 766 students
    1.1 miles
    2115 N Williams Rd
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 276-6000
    1.1 9 766

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