La Joya ISD School District

201 E Expy 83
La Joya, TX 78560-2009
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 24,163 students in La Joya ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in La Joya ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
38 Schools
9,181 Schools
# Students
24,163 Students
5,427,157 Students
# Teachers
1,807 Teachers
369,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

La Joya ISD School District, which is ranked #765 of all 1,203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TX)
#802 out of 1204 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of La Joya ISD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
41%
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 2021-22 school year data.
40%
51%
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 2021-22 school year data.
87%
90%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.00
0.64
# American Indian Students
1 Student
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
24,115 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
100%
53%
# Black Students
5 Students
694,244 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
35 Students
1,427,308 Students
% White Students
n/a
26%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,495
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
1,300
371,233
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,486
385,986
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,449
383,594
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,596
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,701
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,680
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,672
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,903
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,899
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,314
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,884
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,921
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,863
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,075 is higher than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,350 is higher than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$388 MM
$74,029 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$371 MM
$78,063 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$16,075
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in La Joya ISD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$15,350
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in La Joya ISD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best La Joya ISD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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
Rank: #44.
Enrique Kiki Camarena Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2612 N Moorefield Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2720
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #55.
Jimmy Carter Early College High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
603 N College Dr
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 358 students
Rank: #66.
Eligio Kika De La Garza Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5441 La Homa Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2380
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #77.
Ann Richards Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7005 Ann Richards Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2860
Grades: 6-8
| 723 students
Rank: #88.
Leo J Leo Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1625 Roque Salinas
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2370
Grades: PK-5
| 322 students
Rank: #99.
Jose De Escandon Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 N Schuebach Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2410
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
John F Kennedy Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1801 N Diamond Ave
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2330
Grades: PK-5
| 651 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Memorial Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2610 N Moorefield Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2820
Grades: 6-8
| 688 students
Rank: #1212.
Irene M Garcia Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
933 Paula Dr
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2840
Grades: 6-8
| 657 students
Rank: #1313.
Elodia R Chapa Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5670 Doffing Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #1414.
Tabasco Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
223 S Leo Ave
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #1515.
Dr Americo Paredes Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5301 Bentsen Palm Dr
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2730
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #1616.
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
603 N Tabasco St
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2770
Grades: 6-8
| 603 students
Rank: #1717.
Cesar Chavez Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
78 Showers Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 728 students
Rank: #1818.
Narciso Cavazos
(Math: 46% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4563 Minnesota Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #1919.
Patricio Perez Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4431 Minnesota Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2450
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #2020.
Guillermo Flores Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1913 Roque Salinas
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2760
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #2121.
Emiliano Zapata Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 N La Homa
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #2222.
Sam Fordyce Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Fm 886
Sullivan City, TX 78595
(956) 323-2490
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #2323.
Dr Maria Palmira Mendiola Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6401 N Abram Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2420
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #2424.
William J Clinton Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
39202 Mile 7 Rd
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2740
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #2525.
Henry B Gonzalez Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3912 E Expy 83
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2460
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #2626.
Juan De Dios Salinas Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6101 N Bentsen Palm Dr
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2850
Grades: 6-8
| 737 students
Rank: #2727.
Diaz-villarreal Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5543 La Homa Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2470
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #2828.
Domingo Trevino Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Inspiration Rd
Mission, TX 78573
(956) 323-2810
Grades: 6-8
| 624 students
Rank: #2929.
Corina Pena Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4800 Liberty Blvd
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2750
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #3030.
Rosendo Benavides Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1882 El Pinto Rd
Sullivan City, TX 78595
(956) 323-2360
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #3131.
La Joya High School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
604 N Coyote Blvd
La Joya, TX 78560
(956) 323-2330
Grades: 8-12
| 2,849 students
Rank: #3232.
Dr Javier Saenz Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
39200 Mile 7 Rd
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2830
Grades: 6-8
| 701 students
Rank: #3333.
La Joya Palmview High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 N La Homa Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 323-2880
Grades: 8-12
| 2,191 students
Rank: #3434.
Evangelina Garza Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8731 N Doffing Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2350
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #3535.
Juarez-lincoln High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7801 W Mile 7 Rd
Mission, TX 78574
(956) 323-2890
Grades: 8-12
| 2,102 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to La Joya ISD School District?
La Joya ISD School District manages 38 public schools serving 24,163 students.
What is the rank of La Joya ISD School District?
La Joya ISD School District is ranked #765 out of 1,203 school districts in Texas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 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 La Joya ISD School District?
100% of La Joya ISD School District students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of La Joya ISD School District?
La Joya ISD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is La Joya ISD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,350 is higher than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 38 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 24,163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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