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For the 2021 school year, there are 68 public schools serving 51,311 students in Brownsville, TX. Brownsville has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Brownsville, TX are Brownsville Early College High School, Putegnat Elementary School and Ortiz Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brownsville, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Brownsville have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Best Brownsville, TX Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Brownsville Early College High School Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    343 Ringgold Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 698-1476

    Grades: 9-12 | 412 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Putegnat Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    730 E 8th St
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 548-8930

    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Ortiz Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2500 W Alton Gloor Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 698-1100

    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Paredes Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3700 Heritage Trl
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 574-5582

    Grades: PK-5 | 969 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Pullam Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3200 Madrid Ave
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 547-3700

    Grades: PK-5 | 726 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Veterans Memorial Early College High School Math: 79% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4550 U S Military Hwy 281
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 574-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,948 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Breeden Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3955 Dana Ave
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 554-4730

    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Idea Frontier College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2800 S Dakota Ave
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 541-2002

    Grades: 6-12 | 777 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Sharp Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1439 Palm Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 982-2930

    Grades: PK-5 | 498 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Gonzalez Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4350 Coffeeport Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 831-6030

    Grades: PK-5 | 845 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Yturria Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2955 W Tandy Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 350-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 590 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Hanna Early College High School Math: 74% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2615 Price Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,663 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Gallegos Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2700 Avenida Rancho Viejo
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 547-4230

    Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Hudson Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2980 Fm 802
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 698-0447

    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Martin Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1701 Stanford Ave
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 982-2730

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Pace Early College High School Math: 93% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    314 W Los Ebanos Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 548-7700

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,057 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Longoria Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2400 E Van Buren St
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 982-2700

    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Benavides Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3101 Mcallen Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 350-3250

    Grades: PK-5 | 761 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Idea Brownsville Academy Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4395 Paredes Line Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78526
    (956) 832-5150

    Grades: K-5 | 698 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Keller Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2540 W Alton Gloor
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 547-4400

    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Stillman Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2977 W Tandy Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 698-1000

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,077 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Idea Riverview College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    30 Palm Dr
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 832-5900

    Grades: 6-8 | 360 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Raul Yzaguirre School For Success Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2255 N Coria St
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 542-2404

    Grades: K-8 | 373 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Idea Brownsville College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4395 Paredes Line Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78526
    (956) 832-5150

    Grades: 6-11 | 694 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Brite Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    450 S Browne Ave
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 698-3000

    Grades: PK-5 | 613 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Southmost Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5245 Southmost Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-8870

    Grades: PK-5 | 396 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Lopez Early College High School Math: 73% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3205 S Dakota Ave
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 982-7400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,051 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Pena Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4975 Salida De La Luna
    Brownsville, TX 78526
    (956) 547-7100

    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Egly Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    445 Land O Lakes
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-8850

    Grades: PK-5 | 784 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Idea Riverview Academy Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    30 Palm Dr
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 832-5900

    Grades: PK-3 | 624 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Manzano Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2580 W Alton Gloor
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-9800

    Grades: 6-8 | 938 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Perez Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2514 Shidler Dr
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 982-2800

    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Burns Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1974 Alton Gloor Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-8490

    Grades: PK-5 | 802 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Vela Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4905 Paredes Line Rd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-7770

    Grades: 6-8 | 797 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Porter Early College High School Math: 74% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3500 International Blvd
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    (956) 548-7800

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,000 students
  • Show 33 more public schools in Brownsville, TX (out of 68 total schools)
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