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89%
  • Jimmy Carter Early College High School
  • 603 N College Dr, La Joya
  • LA JOYA ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 369
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
88%
  • Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College High School
  • 801 N College Dr, La Joya
  • LA JOYA ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 11 · Students: 290
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
71%
  • Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School
  • 603 N Tabasco St, La Joya
  • LA JOYA ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 700
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
61%
  • Tabasco Elementary School
  • 223 S Leo Ave, La Joya
  • LA JOYA ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 781
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
60%
  • La Joya High School
  • 604 N Coyote Blvd, La Joya
  • LA JOYA ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Hope Academy
  • 101 E Expy 83, La Joya
  • LA JOYA ISD
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 55
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
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La Joya school information

IndexLa JoyaTexasNational
Average Test Scores74%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools137,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The La Joya, TX educational system consists of 13 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Joya public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 2% higher than than the Texas average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Joya public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 54.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 50.2% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in La Joya

IndexLa JoyaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade54.9%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school50.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.7%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

La Joya, TX School Districts

La Joya Independent School District

There are a total of 13 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in La Joya. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for La Joya, TX schools is 74%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In La Joya, TX, an average of 54.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 50.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of La Joya schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of La Joya, TX schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palmhurst, TX2,65475%51%
Mission, TX82,20074%50%
McAllen, TX138,47573%49%
Alton, TX15,58171%45%
Doffing, TX5,64070%42%
La Joya, TX4,20974%49%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Monongahela, PA4,20858%17%
Jefferson, IA4,20780%63%
Hazlehurst, GA4,21128%44%
Jasper, FL4,20722%55%
Riverdale, NJ4,20659%19%
La Joya, TX4,20974%49%
Source: The La Joya, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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