Top 10 Best Hidalgo County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 337 public schools serving 208,533 students in Hidalgo County, TX (there are 28 private schools, serving 4,545 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Hidalgo County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Hidalgo County, TX are Achieve Early College High School, South Texas Isd Preparatory Academy and Sharyland Advanced Academic Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hidalgo County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Hidalgo County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Hidalgo County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Achieve Early College High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1601 N 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #22.
South Texas Isd Preparatory Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
724 Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 381-5522
Grades: 7-8
| 614 students
Rank: #33.
Sharyland Advanced Academic Academy
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1106 N Shary Rd Bldg A
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 584-6467
Grades: 9-12
| 452 students
Rank: #44.
Gonzalez Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 E Martin Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4577
Grades: PK-5
| 788 students
Rank: #55.
South Texas Isd Science Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
900 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
(956) 565-4620
Grades: 9-12
| 764 students
Rank: #66.
Canterbury Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2821 W Canton Rd
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2374
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #77.
Rayburn Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7000 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4363
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #88.
B L Gray J High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4400 S Glasscock Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 580-5333
Grades: 7-9
| 726 students
Rank: #99.
Milam Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3800 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4333
Grades: PK-5
| 785 students
Rank: #1010.
Harry Shimotsu Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3101 San Mateo St
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 583-5643
Grades: PK-6
| 664 students
Rank: #1111.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
904 S 12th Ave
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2385
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1212.
Idea Quest College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14001 N Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
(956) 287-1003
Grades: 6-12
| 688 students
Rank: #1313.
Idea Quest Academy
Charter School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14001 N Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
(956) 287-1003
Grades: PK-5
| 730 students
Rank: #1414.
Morris Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Trenton Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 618-7300
Grades: 6-9
| 1,013 students
Rank: #1515.
Trevino Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
909 S Monmack Rd
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2550
Grades: PK-5
| 626 students
Rank: #1616.
Hidalgo Park Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8700 S I Rd
Hidalgo, TX 78557
(956) 834-4276
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #1717.
Austin Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1023 E Kuhn St
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2331
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #1818.
Dr Pablo Perez
(Math: 61% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7801 N Main
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1125
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #1919.
E B Reyna Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 E Veterans Blvd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2390
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #2020.
Blanca E Sanchez
(Math: 58% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2901 Incarnate Word
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1100
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #2121.
Sharyland North J High School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 Dove
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 686-1415
Grades: 7-8
| 849 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Freddy Gonzalez Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2401 S Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2520
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Valley View South Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9701 S Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 340-1650
Grades: PK-5
| 343 students
Rank: #2424.
Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 N College Dr
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2240
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #2525.
Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 S Taylor Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 668-0426
Grades: PK-6
| 565 students
Rank: #2626.
Ruben Hinojosa Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4205 Los Indios Pkwy
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 584-4990
Grades: PK-6
| 443 students
Rank: #2727.
Alfonso Ramirez Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1700 W Alberta Rd
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2425
Grades: PK-5
| 593 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Carmen Anaya Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1000 W Dicker Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 784-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
San Carlos Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
505 S 83rd St
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 289-2370
Grades: PK-5
| 390 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Dr Alejo Salinas Jr Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
411 Ebano
Hidalgo, TX 78557
(956) 843-4251
Grades: PK-5
| 321 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Lucile Hendricks Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3900 Goldcrest
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1145
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #3232.
South Texas Isd World Scholars
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
510 S Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 383-1684
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #3333.
Romulo D Martinez Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2571 E 4th St
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 584-4900
Grades: PK-6
| 503 students
Rank: #3434.
Cathey Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 N Cynthia
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4300
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
Rank: #3535.
Lloyd M Bentsen Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3301 W Mile 3
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2480
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
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Hidalgo County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
101 East Expy 83
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 580-6120
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1111 W Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6775
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4513 West Business Hwy 83
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 580-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
2400 Jordan Rd
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4440
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
218 E Juarez St
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 702-5798
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
100 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
(956) 565-2454
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
317 West Gore St
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 354-2710
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
1100 E Business Hwy 83
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 784-8515
Grades: 12
| n/a students
2112 North Main St
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4414
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
1001 N Fir St
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 354-2690
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Daep (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
100 S Bus Fm Rd 1015
Progreso, TX 78579
(956) 565-4142
Grades: 6-10
| n/a students
619 Mile 17
Edcouch, TX 78538
(956) 262-8275
Grades: 6
| 364 students
Eagle Academy Of Pharr At Mission (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
1612 E Griffin Pkwy #1
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 424-9290
Grades: 7-12
| 129 students
2000 N 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 618-9713
Grades: PK
| 383 students
600 N Business Fm 1015
Progreso, TX 78579
(956) 825-7294
Grades: 5-6
| 243 students
201 East Exp 83
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 580-5441
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1106 North Shary Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 580-5200
Grades: 2-3
| 3 students
2006 Silver Ave
Donna, TX 78537
(956) 464-1600
Grades: 9-11
| 65 students
814 E Plaza
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
900 East Birch St
Alamo, TX 78516
(956) 354-2780
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
2607 Camino Real Viejo
Weslaco, TX 78599
(956) 565-6810
Grades: 6-11
| 22 students
201 East Exp 83
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 580-5441
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
801 East Canton
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 289-2440
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
310 Esperanza St
Hidalgo, TX 78557
(956) 843-3340
Grades: 9-12
| 26 students
100 N Closner
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 262-1381
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3900 N 23rd St
Edinburg, TX 78540
(956) 381-8600
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Fm Rd 1015
Progreso, TX 78579
(956) 565-3002
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
100 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
(956) 565-2454
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1201 Bryce Dr
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-5500
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
3017 S 10 St
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 380-3837
Grades: 10-11
| n/a students
3900 N 23rd St
Weslaco, TX 78599
(956) 688-6123
Grades: 8-12
| 4 students
310 Esperanza St
Hidalgo, TX 78557
(956) 843-4391
Grades: 12
| 1 students
700 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
(956) 565-2454
Grades: 9-12
| 636 students
5103 S Embassy
Mcallen, TX 78502
(956) 488-8883
Grades: PK-12
| 169 students
1205 S 7th St
Mcallen, TX 78502
(956) 689-3300
Grades: PK-12
| 109 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hidalgo County, TX?
How many public schools are located in Hidalgo County, TX?
337 public schools are located in Hidalgo County, TX.
What percentage of students in Hidalgo County, TX go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Hidalgo County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Hidalgo County, TX?
Hidalgo County, TX public schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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