Zeferino Farias Elementary School

  • Zeferino Farias Elementary School serves 604 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Zeferino Farias Elementary School's student population of 604 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students604 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Zeferino Farias Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zeferino Farias Elementary 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 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5162 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Zeferino Farias Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Zeferino Farias Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
100%
52%
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White
n/a
28%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Zeferino Farias Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Scoren/a0.41
This chart display the diversity score of Zeferino Farias Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Zeferino Farias Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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