Santa Maria ISD School District

11119 Military Hwy 281
Santa Maria, TX 78592-0448
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Santa Maria ISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 544 students in Santa Maria ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Santa Maria ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (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
4 Schools
9,181 Schools
# Students
544 Students
5,427,157 Students
# Teachers
60 Teachers
369,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Santa Maria ISD School District, which is ranked #1046 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (TX)
#1066 out of 1204 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Santa Maria ISD  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Maria 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.
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Maria 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.
20-24%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Santa Maria ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Santa Maria ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.02
0.64
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
539 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
99%
53%
# Black Students
1 Student
694,244 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
2 Students
1,427,308 Students
% White Students
1%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
43
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
31
371,233
# Students in 1st Grade:
41
385,986
# Students in 2nd Grade:
26
383,594
# Students in 3rd Grade:
33
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
34
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
47
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
26
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
51
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
45
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
36
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
41
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
53
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
37
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,300 is higher than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,357 is higher than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$12 MM
$74,029 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Maria 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
$12 MM
$78,063 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Maria 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
$22,300
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Maria 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
$21,357
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria ISD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Santa Maria Academic Academy-options Campus (6-12)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11224 Military Rd
Santa Maria, TX 78592
(956) 565-6308
Grades: 10-12
| 13 students
Rank: #22.
Tony Gonzalez Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11142 Military Rd
Santa Maria, TX 78592
(956) 565-5348
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Maria High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11224 Military Rd
Santa Maria, TX 78592
(956) 565-9144
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
Rank: #44.
Santa Maria Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11142 Military Rd
Santa Maria, TX 78592
(956) 565-5348
Grades: 6-8
| 122 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Santa Maria ISD School District?
Santa Maria ISD School District manages 4 public schools serving 544 students.
What is the rank of Santa Maria ISD School District?
Santa Maria ISD School District is ranked #1046 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: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Santa Maria ISD School District?
99% of Santa Maria ISD School District students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Santa Maria ISD School District?
Santa Maria ISD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is Santa Maria ISD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $21,357 is higher than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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