Zeferino Farias Elementary School

  • Zeferino Farias Elementary School serves 609 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 68% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Zeferino Farias Elementary 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 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Zeferino Farias Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Zeferino Farias Elementary School's student population of 609 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zeferino Farias Elementary 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Zeferino Farias Elementary School is 0.00, 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 School Rank (16-17)#4985 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
100%
52%
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White
n/a
28%
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Diversity Score0.000.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Zeferino Farias Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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