PROFICIENCY 58% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
68%PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD
72%Pharr
72%Texas

Jaime Escalante Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD" in Pharr, TX. There are a total of 663 students and 47 teachers at Jaime Escalante Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 653 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Jaime Escalante Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 20% lower than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students663
Teachers46.77
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch653
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Jaime Escalante Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
660-64%
745-49%
855-59%
High School>= 80%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All57%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
650-54%
750-54%
865-69%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Jaime Escalante Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 0.3% 0.7% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.1% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 99.7% 98.9% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 3.1%

Pharr demographics profile

StatisticPharrTexasNational
Population75,17226,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,1879791
Median age28.334.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Speak English12%65%79%
Speak Spanish88%30%13%

Education level achieved in Pharr

IndexPharrTexasNational
Completed 8th grade62.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school59.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college37.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Jaime Escalante Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.