Zapata High School

  • Zapata High School serves 956 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Zapata 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Zapata High School's student population of 956 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students956 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Zapata High School
Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zapata High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Zapata High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5687 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Zapata High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Zapata High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Zapata High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
52%
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White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Zapata High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zapata High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.000.63
This chart display the diversity score of Zapata High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Zapata High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Zapata High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameZapata County ISD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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