Harlingen CISD School District

407 N 77 Sunshine Strip
Harlingen, TX 78550
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Harlingen CISD 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 17,037 students in Harlingen CISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Harlingen CISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
31 Schools
9,179 Schools
# Students
17,037 Students
5,427,148 Students
# Teachers
1,193 Teachers
369,134 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Harlingen CISD School District, which is ranked #866 of all 1,196 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#873 out of 1198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harlingen CISD  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harlingen CISD  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harlingen CISD  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harlingen CISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.12
0.64
# American Indian Students
17 Students
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
49 Students
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
15,975 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
94%
53%
# Black Students
68 Students
694,243 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
840 Students
1,427,300 Students
% White Students
5%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
83 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
995
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
1,054
371,228
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,052
385,983
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,104
383,593
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,116
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,215
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,254
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,279
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,262
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,368
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,423
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,314
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,322
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,279
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,817 is higher than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,589 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$235 MM
$74,029 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harlingen CISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$232 MM
$78,063 MM
This chart display total spending of Harlingen CISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,817
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harlingen CISD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,589
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harlingen CISD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Harlingen CISD School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harlingen School Of Health Professions
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2302 N 21st St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-4078
Grades: 8-12
| 359 students
Rank: #22.
Secondary Alter Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1310 Sam Houston
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3210
Grades: 6-12
| 79 students
Rank: #33.
Harlingen Collegiate High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2510 Pecan Bldg R
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-9690
Grades: 9-12
| 333 students
Rank: #44.
Lee H Means Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1204 E Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3377
Grades: PK-5
| 749 students
Rank: #55.
Stuart Place Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6701 Business Hwy 83
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3160
Grades: PK-5
| 651 students
Rank: #66.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16495 Primera Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3190
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #77.
Dr Abraham P Cano Freshman Academy
Math: 20% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Lozano
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-4900
Grades: 9
| 1,055 students
Rank: #88.
Dr Hesiquio Rodriguez Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8402 W Wilson Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-4060
Grades: PK-5
| 621 students
Rank: #99.
Zavala Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 N B St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 297 students
Rank: #1010.
Treasure Hills Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Haine Dr
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3180
Grades: PK-5
| 817 students
Rank: #1111.
Harlingen H S - South
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Dixieland Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,581 students
Rank: #1212.
Long Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 N 7th
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3140
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1313.
Memorial Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 Rio Hondo Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 791 students
Rank: #1414.
Moises Vela Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 S Palm Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3479
Grades: 6-8
| 763 students
Rank: #1515.
Coakley Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1402 S 6th St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 695 students
Rank: #1616.
Gutierrez Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3205 W Wilson Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-4400
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #1717.
Bowie Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
309 W Lincoln Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3080
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: #1818.
Harlingen High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 E Marshall Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,999 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Crockett Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1406 W Jefferson St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3090
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Travis Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 E Polk Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3170
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #2121.
Vernon Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
125 S 13th St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3040
Grades: 6-8
| 744 students
Rank: #2222.
Bonham Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 E Jefferson
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3070
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #2323.
Dishman Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
309 Madeley
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 346 students
Rank: #2424.
Austin Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 E Austin Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3060
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #2525.
Lamar Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 S M St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3130
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Houston Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 E Taft Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3110
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 S J St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3120
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: #2828.
Ben Milam Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1215 Rangerville Rd
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: n/an/a
Edna Tamayo House
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
1438 N 7th
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 425-6567
Grades: 9-11
| 14 students
Rank: n/an/a
2809 N 7th St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 430-9500
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
New Pathways Center
Alternative School
208 S F St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(956) 427-3445
Grades: 1-6
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Harlingen CISD School District?
Harlingen CISD School District manages 31 public schools serving 17,037 students.
What is the rank of Harlingen CISD School District?
Harlingen CISD School District is ranked #866 out of 1,196 school districts in Texas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Texas school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Harlingen CISD School District?
94% of Harlingen CISD School District students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Harlingen CISD School District?
Harlingen CISD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is Harlingen CISD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,589 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 31 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 17,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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