Top 10 Best Hale County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 7,294 students in Hale County, TX. Hale County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Hale County, TX are Abernathy High School, La Mesa Elementary School and Abernathy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hale County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Hale County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Hale County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Abernathy High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    505 7th St
    Abernathy, TX 79311
    (806) 298-4902

    Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
  • Rank: #22.
    La Mesa Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 S Ennis St
    Plainview, TX 79073
    (806) 293-6055

    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Abernathy Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    505 7th St
    Abernathy, TX 79311
    (806) 298-4930

    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Petersburg School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1411 W 4th
    Petersburg, TX 79250
    (806) 667-3585

    Grades: PK-12 | 273 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Hale Center High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    411 Owl Dr
    Hale Center, TX 79041
    (806) 839-2452

    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Plainview High School Math: 52% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1501 Quincy St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6005

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,388 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Abernathy Middle School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    505 7th St
    Abernathy, TX 79311
    (806) 298-4921

    Grades: 6-8 | 183 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Thunderbird Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 W 32nd St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6060

    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
  • Rank: #99.
    College Hill Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    707 Canyon St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6035

    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Cotton Center School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2345 Fm 179
    Cotton Center, TX 79021
    (806) 879-2176

    Grades: PK-12 | 117 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Estacado Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2500 W 20th St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6015

    Grades: 6-9 | 592 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Highland Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1707 W 11th St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6045

    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Hale County Jjaep Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 Houston St
    Plainview, TX 79073
    (806) 291-5230

    Grades: 7-11 | 29 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Edgemere Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2600 W 20th St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6040

    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Hillcrest Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    315 W Alpine Dr
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6050

    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Coronado Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2501 Joliet St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6020

    Grades: 6-8 | 613 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Carr Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    410 W 12th
    Hale Center, TX 79041
    (806) 839-2141

    Grades: 5-8 | 156 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Akin Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    N Ave K
    Hale Center, TX 79041
    (806) 839-2121

    Grades: PK-4 | 281 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Ash High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    908 Ash St
    Plainview, TX 79072
    (806) 293-6010

    Grades: 9-12 | 83 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Abernathy Daep Alternative School
    1200 Houston
    Abernathy, TX 79311
    (806) 298-4940

    Grades: 9-10 | 2 students
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