2009 State Hwy 16
Zapata, TX 78076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Zapata High School serves 981 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 top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than 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).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Zapata High School's student population of 981 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
981 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Zapata High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4084 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
56%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 981 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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