Brownsville Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 59 public schools serving 45,557 students in Brownsville Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Brownsville Independent School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Brownsville Independent School District 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 Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Brownsville Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Brownsville Independent School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
59 Schools
8,949 Schools
# Students
45,557 Students
5,396,088 Students
# Teachers
2,957 Teachers
355,245 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Brownsville Independent School District, which is ranked #344 of all 1,199 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#330 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brownsville Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brownsville Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brownsville Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brownsville Independent   School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.03
0.64
# American Indian Students
5 Students
20,584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
97 Students
235,497 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
44,907 Students
2,825,284 Students
% Hispanic Students
99%
52%
# Black Students
59 Students
679,951 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
477 Students
1,504,261 Students
% White Students
1%
28%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
8,027 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
122,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,589
254,591
# Students in K Grade:
2,690
371,386
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,197
388,423
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,017
394,203
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,150
409,772
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,296
413,303
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,154
413,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,097
402,103
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,272
402,169
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,286
398,308
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,635
433,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,516
397,433
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,541
371,955
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,117
345,165
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,491 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,528. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,117 is less than the state median of $12,308. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$524 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brownsville Independent   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$506 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Brownsville Independent   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,491
$12,528
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brownsville Independent   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,117
$12,308
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brownsville Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Brownsville Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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%
(1)
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 students
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.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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 students
Rank: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
Egly Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
445 Land O Lakes
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8850
Grades: PK-5
| 784 students
Rank: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
Vela Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
4905 Paredes Line Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-7770
Grades: 6-8
| 797 students
Rank: #2929.
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
Rank: #3030.
Champion Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4750 Bowie Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 832-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 823 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Castaneda Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3201 Lima St
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 548-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 631 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Garden Park Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
855 Military Hwy
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 982-2630
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #3333.
Rivera Early College High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6955 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,338 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Palm Grove Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7942 Southmost Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-3850
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Resaca Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
901 Filmore St
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 982-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 45,557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.03

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