Top 10 Best Cameron County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 169 public schools serving 98,698 students in Cameron County, TX. Cameron County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Cameron County, TX are Brownsville Early College High School, Harlingen School Of Health Professions and South Texas Isd Rising Scholars Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cameron County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Cameron County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Best Cameron County Public Schools (2022)

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
| 400 students
Rank: #22.
Harlingen School Of Health Professions
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2302 N 21st St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-4078
Grades: 8-12
| 424 students
Rank: #33.
South Texas Isd Rising Scholars Academy
Magnet School
Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
151 S Helen Moore Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 399-4358
Grades: 7-8
| 596 students
Rank: #44.
Early College High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2510 Pecan Bldg R
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-9690
Grades: 9-12
| 353 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 518 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 578 students
Rank: #77.
Olmito Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2500 Arroyo Blvd
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 233-3950
Grades: PK-5
| 620 students
Rank: #88.
Paredes Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3700 Heritage Trl
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 574-5582
Grades: PK-5
| 797 students
Rank: #99.
Rancho Verde Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 Rancho Alegre
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5230
Grades: PK-5
| 670 students
Rank: #1010.
Pullam Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3200 Madrid Ave
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 547-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 840 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 2,092 students
Rank: #1212.
South Texas Isd Medical Professions
Magnet School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10650 N Expy 77 83
Olmito, TX 78575
(956) 214-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 879 students
Rank: #1313.
Los Fresnos High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
907 N Arroyo
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 3,248 students
Rank: #1414.
Dishman Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
309 Madeley
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #1515.
Breeden Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3955 Dana Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 554-4730
Grades: PK-5
| 633 students
Rank: #1616.
Lee H Means Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1204 E Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3377
Grades: PK-5
| 756 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 797 students
Rank: #1818.
Sharp Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1439 Palm Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 982-2930
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #1919.
Gonzalez Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4350 Coffeeport Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 831-6030
Grades: PK-5
| 722 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 551 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 2,441 students
Rank: #2222.
Zavala Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1111 N B St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #2323.
Cash Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 N Ponciana St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 659 students
Rank: #2424.
Dr Abraham P Cano Freshman Academy
Math: 71% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1701 Lozano
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-4900
Grades: 9
| 1,110 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 466 students
Rank: #2626.
Hudson Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2980 Fm 802
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 698-0447
Grades: PK-5
| 700 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 444 students
Rank: #2828.
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
| 2,064 students
Rank: #2929.
Palmer-laakso Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30515 Farm Rd 1847
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5121
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
Rank: #3030.
Benavides Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3101 Mcallen Rd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 350-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 859 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Dora Romero Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9705 Cajun Blvd
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Los Cuates Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
32477 State Hwy 100
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5182
Grades: 6-8
| 868 students
Rank: #3333.
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
| 710 students
Rank: #3434.
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
| 539 students
Rank: #3535.
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
| 1,127 students
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Cameron County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3600 E Del Mar
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 718-9070
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Bcfs - Harlingen Middle School (Closed 2015)
Alternative School
Charter School
3700 E Harrison Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
(210) 333-6227
Grades: 7-8
| 211 students
102 Mc Kinnon St
Brownsville, TX 78520
(512) 293-3546
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4350 Morrison Rd
Brownsville, TX 78526
(956) 982-2860
Grades: 6-8
| 126 students
203 E Oleander
La Feria, TX 78559
(956) 797-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
854 E Harrison
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 554-6700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1800 Cummings Pl
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 548-8630
Grades: 7-8
| 412 students
1715 Hwy 146 By Pass
Brownsville, TX 78520
(936) 336-1045
Grades: 11
| 1 students
600 Mesquite Ln
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Keys Academy (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
2809 N 7th St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3220
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
450 S Dowling St
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6800
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
2701 N Breedlove
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 412-6951
Grades: PK-6
| 281 students
400 S W St
La Feria, TX 78559
(956) 797-1616
Grades: 1
| 204 students
2400 E Van Buren St
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 982-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
33790 Fm 803
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
(956) 254-5250
Grades: 9-10
| 1,657 students
Mid-valley Academy (Pk-3) (Closed 2010)
Alternative School
Charter School
1785 W Business Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 276-9930
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
100 Lk Rd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(409) 938-4251
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
901 Filmore St
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 982-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
600 N Reynolds
Rio Hondo, TX 78583
(956) 748-1100
Grades: 3-4
| 255 students
11119 Mlitary Rd
Santa Maria, TX 78592
(956) 565-6309
Grades: 7-8
| 77 students
11119 Military Hwy 281
Santa Maria, TX 78592
(956) 565-6308
Grades: 10
| 1 students
2310 W Hwy 77
Santa Rosa, TX 78593
(956) 636-9800
Grades: 10
| 1 students
Southwest Key (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
23011 Rio Rancho
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 421-2034
Grades: 6-9
| 42 students
201 Lindenwood Rd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 717-6201
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
502 E Expy 77 83
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6446
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
401 E Business Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-6100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
801 N 13th St Ste 15
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 423-8200
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
8800 Mchperson
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 717-6112
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2701 N Breedlove
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 428-0884
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2701 N Breedlove
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 412-6951
Grades: 7-8
| 14 students
2801 E 13th St
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 982-2960
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students

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