Zapata High School

2009 State Hwy 16
Zapata, TX 78076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Zapata High School serves 923 students in grades 8-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 23% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Zapata High School's student population of 923 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students923 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Zapata High School
Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Zapata 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 Zapata High 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6428 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameZapata County Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Zapata High School is Lyndon B Johnson (37.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Zapata Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fidel And Andrea R Villarreal Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Zapata Fidel And Andrea R Villarreal Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 521 students
    0.7 miles
    805 Mira Flores St
    Zapata, TX 78076
    (956) 765-4321
    0.7 PK-5 521
  • Zapata Zapata Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 772 students
    1.1 miles
    702 E 17th Ave
    Zapata, TX 78076
    (956) 765-6542
    1.1 6-8 772
  • Zapata Zapata North Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
    1.3 miles
    502 E 17th Ave
    Zapata, TX 78076
    (956) 765-6921
    1.3 PK-5 620
  • Zapata Zapata South Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
    1.3 miles
    500 Delmar St
    Zapata, TX 78076
    (956) 765-4332
    1.3 PK-5 595
  • Zapata Benavides Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 90 students
    14.3 miles
    307 Lincoln St
    Zapata, TX 78076
    (956) 765-5611
    14.3 PK-5 90

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