Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

480

Avg. teacher experience

17.2 years

McAllen ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

McAllen ISD: 98.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

Garza Elementary School is an elementary school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 480 students. 49.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 19% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,841, which is $1,200 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 17.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

garza.mcallenisd.org

Address

6300 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78504-4752

Office phone number

(956) 971-4554

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Garza Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

480

African American

1 (0.2%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

2 (0.4%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

7 (1.5%)

McAllen ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

438 (91.3%)

McAllen ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

29 (6%)

McAllen ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

3 (0.6%)

McAllen ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.2%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

1.5%

Hispanic

91.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.0%

Two or more races

0.6%

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

49.2 %

McAllen ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

69.6 %

McAllen ISD: 73.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

20.2 %

McAllen ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

49.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

69.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

20.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

19 %

McAllen ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

11.5 %

McAllen ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

12.1 %

McAllen ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

19.0%

Gifted and talented

11.5%

Special education

12.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

McAllen ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

1.6 %

McAllen ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

McAllen ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

Masked

McAllen ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

McAllen ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

1.5 %

McAllen ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

4 %

McAllen ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

McAllen ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 6.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

34.1

African American

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

34.1 (100%)

McAllen ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

26.1 (76.5%)

McAllen ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

8 (23.5%)

McAllen ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.1

McAllen ISD: 14

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

17.2 years

McAllen ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$58,841

McAllen ISD: $57,219

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$48,735

McAllen ISD: $50,213

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

N/A

McAllen ISD: $50,881

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,013

McAllen ISD: $53,671

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$57,729

McAllen ISD: $57,687

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$63,461

McAllen ISD: $64,030

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$63,070

McAllen ISD: $73,575

Statewide: $69,974

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