Villa Nueva Elementary School

7455 Old Military Rd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 375 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Villa Nueva Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Villa Nueva Elementary School's student population of 375 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Villa Nueva Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Villa Nueva Elementary School is 0.02, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#6080 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
41%
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35-39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Villa Nueva Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.02
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
30%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Villa Nueva Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Villa Nueva Elementary School's ranking?
Villa Nueva Elementary School is ranked #6080 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Villa Nueva Elementary School?
375 students attend Villa Nueva Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Villa Nueva Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Villa Nueva Elementary School?
Villa Nueva Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Villa Nueva Elementary School offer ?
Villa Nueva Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Villa Nueva Elementary School part of?
Villa Nueva Elementary School is part of Brownsville ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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