Tornillo Junior High School

  • Tornillo Junior High School serves 262 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tornillo Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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Tornillo Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Tornillo Junior High School's student population of 262 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tornillo Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Tornillo Junior High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#6658 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
100%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
n/a
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.000.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTornillo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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