Zapata Middle School

  • Zapata Middle School serves 772 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Zapata Middle 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 16:1 is higher than 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).

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School Overview

  • Zapata Middle School's student population of 772 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students772 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Zapata Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zapata Middle 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 Middle 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#7050 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
99%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Zapata Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zapata Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.020.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Zapata Middle 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 Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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