South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ

South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ serves 623 students in grades 9-12.
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ's student population of 623 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ 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 Business Education & Technology Academ is 0.13, 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
#1001 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
93%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
3%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
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 to South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ is Robert R Vela High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Texas Preparatory Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is L B Johnson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Edinburg South Texas Preparatory Academy Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 615 students
    0.1 miles
    724 Sugar Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78539
    (956) 381-5522
    0.1 7-8 615
  • Edinburg L B Johnson Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    0.4 miles
    1801 E Sprague St
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2358
    0.4 PK-5 395
  • Edinburg Lee Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    0.4 miles
    1215 W Sprague St
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2342
    0.4 PK-5 411
  • Mcallen De La Vina Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    0.6 miles
    1001 S Jackson Rd
    Mcallen, TX 78504
    (956) 289-2366
    0.6 PK-5 531
  • Edinburg Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 602 students
    0.9 miles
    411 N 8th St
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    (956) 289-2300
    0.9 PK 602

School Reviews

5  
I have attended this school for six years from 7th until senior year. Besides the education being great you meet lots of different people. Its small enough for students to know their peers personally. By senior year you will have talked to everyone in your graduating class or at have had them for class. Here are the most memorable teachers. With rigorous courses as well as plenty of after school activities its hard not to be involved.
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