Jaime Escalante Middle School

3/10
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Grades
6-8
Students
663
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Reading
52%
State avg 74%
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Math
66%
State avg 72%
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Writing
56%
State avg 70%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.

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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
White
Asian
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Black
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
254 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 14%
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Neighborhood
6123 South Cage Boulevard
Pharr, TX 78577
Rafael Gonzalez - School leader
(956) 354-3200
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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