Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Weslaco ISD: B

Total students

1,125

Avg. teacher experience

15.5 years

Weslaco ISD: 16.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Weslaco ISD: 93.8%

Statewide: 90%

Beatriz G Garza Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Weslaco, TX, in the Weslaco ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,125 students. 58.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 20.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $59,829, which is $2,738 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.5 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

garza.wisd.us/

Address

1111 W Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78596-3836

Office phone number

(956) 969-6774

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Beatriz G Garza Middle 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 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,125

African American

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

1,122 (99.7%)

Weslaco ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (0.3%)

Weslaco ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

99.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.3%

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

58.2 %

Weslaco ISD: 64.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

77.7 %

Weslaco ISD: 84.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

20.8 %

Weslaco ISD: 26%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

58.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

77.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

20.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

20.3 %

Weslaco ISD: 24.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

38.5 %

Weslaco ISD: 32.8%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

8.4 %

Weslaco ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.8 %

Weslaco ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

20.3%

Career and technical

38.5%

Gifted and talented

8.4%

Special education

10.8%

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 2019-2020 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.

Overall

B

Weslaco ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Weslaco ISD: B

School progress

B

Weslaco ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

Weslaco 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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

67.7

African American

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

65 (96%)

Weslaco ISD: 91.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2.7 (4%)

Weslaco ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.2%

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%)

Weslaco ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

50.9 (75.2%)

Weslaco ISD: 76.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

16.8 (24.8%)

Weslaco ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

16.6

Weslaco ISD: 15.8

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

15.5 years

Weslaco ISD: 16.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$59,829

Weslaco ISD: $61,139

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$51,250

Weslaco ISD: $53,975

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$53,128

Weslaco ISD: $53,851

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$56,169

Weslaco ISD: $56,250

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$60,187

Weslaco ISD: $60,152

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$67,178

Weslaco ISD: $68,325

Statewide: $65,449

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