1111 N B St
Harlingen, TX 78550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Zavala Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Zavala Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Zavala Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Zavala Elementary School's student population of 406 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Zavala Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Zavala Elementary School is 0.04, 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1283 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
98%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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