Top 3 Best Penitas Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 3,015 students in Penitas, TX. Penitas has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Penitas, TX are William J Clinton Elementary School, John F Kennedy Elementary School and Corina Pena Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Penitas, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Penitas have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Best Penitas, TX Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 681 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 816 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 702 students
Rank: #44.
Dr Javier Saenz Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
39200 Mile 7 Rd
Penitas, TX 78576
(956) 323-2830
Grades: 6-9
| 816 students

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