La Joya ISD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 26,638 students in La Joya ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in La Joya ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in La Joya ISD School District are Jimmy Carter Early College High School, Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College High School and Jose De Escandon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. La Joya ISD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

La Joya ISD 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
La Joya ISD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
38 Schools
9,059 Schools
# Students
26,638 Students
5,372,947 Students
# Teachers
1,889 Teachers
369,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

La Joya ISD School District, which is ranked #555 of all 1,194 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 85% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#565 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of La Joya ISD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Joya ISD  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)
39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Joya ISD  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
85%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of La Joya ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.00
0.64
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,752 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
254,171 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
26,604 Students
2,840,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
100%
53%
# Black Students
5 Students
681,304 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
23 Students
1,424,116 Students
% White Students
n/a
26%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
8,267 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
143,714 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,615
217,905
# Students in K Grade:
1,621
361,436
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,661
381,481
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,743
380,095
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,815
381,092
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,811
385,370
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,860
395,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,003
414,496
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,980
421,484
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,096
422,639
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,215
436,959
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,285
420,927
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,056
388,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,877
364,783
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,791 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,197 is higher than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$341 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of La Joya ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$352 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of La Joya ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,791
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in La Joya ISD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,197
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in La Joya ISD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best La Joya ISD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Jimmy Carter Early College High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
603 N College Dr
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
801 N College Dr
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2240
Grades: 9-12
| 496 students
Rank: #33.
Jose De Escandon Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 N Schuebach Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2410
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #44.
E B Reyna Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 E Veterans Blvd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2390
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #55.
Leo J Leo Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1625 Roque Salinas
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2370
Grades: PK-5
| 370 students
Rank: #66.
Lloyd M Bentsen Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3301 W Mile 3
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2480
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #77.
William J Clinton Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
39202 Mile 7 Rd
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2740
Grades: PK-5
| 603 students
Rank: #88.
John F Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1801 N Diamond Ave
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2330
Grades: PK-5
| 787 students
Rank: #99.
Tabasco Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
223 S Leo Ave
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
Rank: #1010.
Enrique Kiki Camarena Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2612 N Moorefield Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2720
Grades: PK-5
| 558 students
Rank: #1111.
Guillermo Flores Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1913 Roque Salinas
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2760
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #1212.
Elodia R Chapa Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5670 Doffing Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #1313.
Evangelina Garza Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8731 N Doffing Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2350
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #1414.
Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5301 Bentsen Palm Dr
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2730
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1515.
Eligio Kika De La Garza Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5441 La Homa Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2380
Grades: PK-5
| 316 students
Rank: #1616.
Narciso Cavazos
Math: 51% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4563 Minnesota Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students
Rank: #1717.
Dr Maria Palmira Mendiola Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6401 N Abram Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2420
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #1818.
Ann Richards Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7005 Ann Richards Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2860
Grades: 6-8
| 765 students
Rank: #1919.
Cesar Chavez Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
78 Showers Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2800
Grades: 6-9
| 832 students
Rank: #2020.
La Joya High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
604 N Coyote Blvd
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2330
Grades: 9-12
| 3,015 students
Rank: #2121.
Sam Fordyce Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 Fm 886
Sullivan City, TX 78595
(956) 323-2490
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #2222.
Memorial Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2610 N Moorefield Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2820
Grades: 6-8
| 738 students
Rank: #2323.
Henry B Gonzalez Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3912 E Expy 83
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2460
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #2424.
Irene M Garcia Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
933 Paula Dr
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2840
Grades: 6-9
| 746 students
Rank: #2525.
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
603 N Tabasco St
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2770
Grades: 6-9
| 686 students
Rank: #2626.
La Joya Palmview High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3901 N La Homa Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2880
Grades: 9-12
| 2,246 students
Rank: #2727.
Emiliano Zapata Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 N La Homa
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #2828.
Diaz-villarreal Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5543 La Homa Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2470
Grades: PK-5
| 493 students
Rank: #2929.
Rosendo Benavides Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1882 El Pinto Rd
Sullivan City, TX 78595
(956) 323-2360
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #3030.
Patricio Perez Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4431 Minnesota Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2450
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #3131.
Juan De Dios Salinas Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
6101 N Bentsen Palm Dr
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2850
Grades: 6-8
| 841 students
Rank: #3232.
Juan Seguin Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8500 N Western Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2710
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #3333.
Corina Pena Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4800 Liberty Blvd
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2750
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #3434.
Domingo Trevino Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Inspiration Rd
Mission, TX 78573
(956) 323-2810
Grades: 6-9
| 669 students
Rank: #3535.
Juarez-lincoln High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
7801 W Mile 7 Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2890
Grades: 9-12
| 2,243 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • La Joya Independent School District
  • 201 E EXPY 83, LA JOYA, TX, 78560-2009
  • (956) 323-2005
  • lajoyaisd.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 26,638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00

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