Accountability rating

Met standard

La Joya ISD: B

Total students

702

Avg. teacher experience

10.5 years

La Joya ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

La Joya ISD: 89.1%

Statewide: 89.7%

Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in La Joya, TX, in the La Joya ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 702 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 68.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 48% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,955, which is $1,621 more than the state average.

Contact information

Address

603 N Tabasco St
La Joya, TX 78560

Office phone number

(956) 323-2770

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

702

African American

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

698 (99.4%)

La Joya ISD: 99.6%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

4 (0.6%)

La Joya ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

68.1 %

La Joya ISD: 77.7%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

90.2 %

La Joya ISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

48.1 %

La Joya ISD: 53.6%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

68.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

90.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

48.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

48 %

La Joya ISD: 52.1%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

13.1 %

La Joya ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

13 %

La Joya ISD: 9.1%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

8.8 %

La Joya ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

48.0%

Career and technical

13.1%

Gifted and talented

13.0%

Special education

8.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

La Joya ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

La Joya ISD: C

School progress

N/A

La Joya ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

La Joya ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

50.8

African American

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2%)

La Joya ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

48.8 (96.1%)

La Joya ISD: 96.9%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

1 (2%)

La Joya ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

44 (86.7%)

La Joya ISD: 81.1%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

6.8 (13.3%)

La Joya ISD: 17.2%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

La Joya ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

13.8

La Joya ISD: 15.2

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

10.5 years

La Joya ISD: 11.5 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$54,955

La Joya ISD: $55,303

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$48,937

La Joya ISD: $49,191

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$50,139

La Joya ISD: $49,981

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$52,722

La Joya ISD: $52,620

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$56,897

La Joya ISD: $57,050

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$67,857

La Joya ISD: $68,137

Statewide: $61,428

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