Top 10 Best 78596 Texas Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 17,310 students in 78596, TX (there are 4 private schools, serving 428 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in 78596, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in 78596, TX are Memorial Elementary School, Idea Weslaco Pike Academy and Raul A Gonzalez Jr Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 78596 have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in 78596, TX 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 78596, TX Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Memorial Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1700 S Border
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6780
Grades: PK-5
| 939 students
Rank: #22.
Idea Weslaco Pike Academy
Charter School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 E Pike Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 351-4850
Grades: PK-5
| 840 students
Rank: #33.
Raul A Gonzalez Jr Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3801 N 5 1/2 W
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6760
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #44.
Idea Weslaco Pike College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 E Pike Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 351-4850
Grades: 6-12
| 737 students
Rank: #55.
Central Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
506 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6710
Grades: 6-8
| 908 students
Rank: #66.
Sam Houston Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
608 N Cantu
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6740
Grades: PK-5
| 706 students
Rank: #77.
Cleckler/heald Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1601 W Sugarcane
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6888
Grades: PK-5
| 854 students
Rank: #88.
Airport Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
410 N Airport Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6770
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #99.
Weslaco 21st Century Cte Early College High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 S Bridge
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 258 students
Rank: #1010.
Dr R E Margo Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 S Bridge Ave
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 841 students
Rank: #1111.
Beatriz G Garza Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 W Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6774
Grades: 6-8
| 1,005 students
Rank: #1212.
A N Rico Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2202 N International Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6815
Grades: PK-5
| 696 students
Rank: #1313.
North Bridge Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2001 N Bridge St
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6810
Grades: PK-5
| 667 students
Rank: #1414.
Rodolfo Rudy Silva Jr Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 W Mile 10
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6790
Grades: PK-5
| 494 students
Rank: #1515.
Armando Cuellar Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 S Bridge St
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6720
Grades: 6-8
| 660 students
Rank: #1616.
Mary Hoge Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2302 N International Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6730
Grades: 6-8
| 915 students
Rank: #1717.
Horizon Montessori - Pearland
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2319 N Grand Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596
(281) 485-2500
Grades: PK-8
| 293 students
Rank: #1818.
Horizon Montessori Ii
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1223 Sugarcane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-0044
Grades: PK-8
| 354 students
Rank: #1919.
Weslaco East High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
810 S Pleasantview Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6950
Grades: 9-12
| 1,952 students
Rank: #2020.
Weslaco High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 W Pike Ave
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,504 students
Rank: #2121.
Horton Disciplinary Alternative Education Program
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
104 S Garza
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6916
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
400 S Oklahoma Ave
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6620
Grades: PK
| 429 students
Rank: n/an/a
Horizon H S Harlingen
Charter School
2802 S 77 Sunshine Strip
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 631-0234
Grades: 9
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Horizon H S Mcallen
Charter School
320 N Main St
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 631-0234
Grades: 9
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Horizon H S Weslaco
Charter School
1223 Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 631-0234
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 78596 Texas

78596, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1111 W Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6775
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
814 E Plaza
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
400 S Oklahoma St
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-6875
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
116 W 5th St
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 668-7761
Grades: PK-12
| 97 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 78596, TX?
The top ranked public schools in 78596, TX include Memorial Elementary School, Idea Weslaco Pike Academy and Raul A Gonzalez Jr Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 78596, TX?
25 public schools are located in 78596, TX.
What percentage of students in 78596, TX go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in 78596, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in 78596, TX?
78596, 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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