South Texas Academy For Medical Professions

  • South Texas Academy For Medical Professions serves 848 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Texas Academy For Medical Professions placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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School Overview

  • South Texas Academy For Medical Professions's student population of 848 students has grown by 58% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 60% 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 30% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Texas Academy For Medical Professions is 0.10, 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 (16-17)#2330 out of 7953 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
95%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Diversity Score0.100.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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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

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