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La Joya Independent School District


La Joya Independent School District is located in south Texas. La Joya Independent School District has 207.12 square miles of land area and 2.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total La Joya Independent School District population is 99,891. La Joya Independent School District median household income is $28,770 in 2010-2014. La Joya Independent School District median house value is $63,800 in 2010-2014. On average, La Joya Independent School District is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (950 out of 971, bottom 2%)
Elementary/Middle School: (879 out of 1,024, bottom 14%)*
Rank: #978
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:38
Population99,891 (2010-2014), rank #62
Population Growth23.19% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:477.46/sq mi, rank #127
Median Household Income:$28,770 at 2010-2014—15.72% increase since 2005-2009, rank #997
Median House Price:$63,800 at 2010-2014—7.23% increase since 2005-2009, rank #867
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:207.12 sq mi, rank #376
Water Area:2.10 sq mi (1.00%), rank #352
County:Hidalgo County
City:La Joya, Mission, Sullivan City, Penitas, Edinburg, Los Ebanos, Perezville, Palmview South, Palmview, Havana, Cuevitas, Abram, West Sharyland, La Homa, Doffing, Citrus City, Alton
Zip:78560, 78572, 78595, 78576, 78574, 78541, 78565, 78573
Area:McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
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La Joya Independent School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

201 East Expy 83
La Joya TX, 78560, Hidalgo County
Phone: 956-323-2005

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:29,71129,23528,96528,84628,00427,05526,109
English Language Learner Students:13,71212,93612,73312,89912,48212,1325,297
Total Teachers:1,952.761,957.271,966.571,970.941,906.231,823.501,771.20
Total Other Staff:2,179.692,106.172,092.362,097.392,017.711,940.001,953.30
Instructional Aides:290.72288.26278.57269.57264.82274.50283.90
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:37.0036.8739.7141.4546.4937.0037.80
Total Guidance Counselors:92.9793.9793.3496.7594.0489.3083.80
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Other Guidance Counselors:92.9793.9793.3496.7594.0489.30NA
Librarians/Media Specialists:34.7535.0034.6431.7631.4930.0029.90
Library/Media Support:68.5367.8465.5261.8365.6264.9063.70
District Administrators:19.2914.0015.1225.4626.5020.8013.90
District Administrative Support:120.93113.29111.89109.68108.01106.80104.10
School Administrators:144.53140.89142.36142.06133.84120.30123.50
School Administrative Support:170.96162.35165.03162.95159.83152.60119.80
Student Support Services:122.00122.61108.37101.5696.5388.1082.10
Other Support Services:1,078.011,031.091,037.811,054.32990.54955.701,010.80
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.2114.9414.7314.6414.6914.8414.74


Ann Richards MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 9   7005 Ann Richards Rd, Mission TX 78572
Cesar Chavez MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   78 Showers Rd, Mission TX 78572
Corina Pena ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4800 Liberty Blvd, Penitas TX 78576
Diaz-Villarreal ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5543 La Homa Rd, Mission TX 78572
Domingo Trevino Middle Grade 6 to Grade 9   301 South Inspiration Rd, Mission TX 78573
Dr Americo Paredes ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5301 Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission TX 78572
Dr Javier Saenz MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   39200 Mile 7 Rd, Penitas TX 78576
Dr Maria Palmira Mendiola ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   6401 North Abram Rd, Mission TX 78572
E B Reyna ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   900 East Veterans Blvd, Mission TX 78572
Eligio Kika De La Garza ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5441 La Homa Rd, Mission TX 78572
Elodia R Chapa ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5670 Doffing Rd, Mission TX 78574
Emiliano Zapata ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   9100 North La Homa, Mission TX 78572
Enrique Kiki Camarena ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2612 North Moorefield Rd, Mission TX 78574
Evangelina Garza ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8731 North Doffing Rd, Mission TX 78574
Guillermo Flores ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1913 Roque Salinas, Mission TX 78572
Henry B Gonzalez ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   3912 East Expy 83, Mission TX 78572
Hope Academy Grade 4 to Grade 12   101 East Expy 83, La Joya TX 78560
Irene M Garcia MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   933 Paula Dr, Mission TX 78572
J J A E P Grade 8 to Grade 12   3017 South 10th St, Mcallen TX 78503
Jimmy Carter Early College High School Grade 9 to Grade 12   603 North Coyote Dr, La Joya TX 78560
John F Kennedy ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1801 North Diamond Ave, Penitas TX 78576
Jose De Escandon ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   700 North Schuebach Rd, Mission TX 78572
Juan De Dios Salinas MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 9   6101 North Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission TX 78574
Juan Seguin ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8500 North Western Rd, Mission TX 78574
Juarez-Lincoln High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   7801 West Mile 7 Rd, Mission TX 78574
La Joya High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   604 North Coyote Blvd, La Joya TX 78560
La Joya Palmview High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   3901 North La Homa Rd, Mission TX 78572
Leo J Leo ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1625 Roque Salinas, Mission TX 78572
Lloyd M Bentsen ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   3301 West Mile 3, Mission TX 78572
Lorenzo De Zavala MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 9   603 North Tabasco St, La Joya TX 78560
Memorial MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   2610 North Moorefield Rd, Mission TX 78572
Narciso CavazosPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4563 Minnesota Rd, Mission TX 78572
Patricio Perez ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4431 Minnesota Rd, Mission TX 78572
Rosendo Benavides ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1882 El Pinto Rd, Sullivan City TX 78595
Sam Fordyce ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   801 Fm 886, Sullivan City TX 78595
Tabasco ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   223 South Leo Ave, La Joya TX 78560
Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College High School Grade 9 to Grade 10   801 North Coyote Dr, La Joya TX 78560
William J Clinton ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   39202 Mile 7 Rd, Penitas TX 78576

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std58%68%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std59%69%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std69%76%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std71%79%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std70%68%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std59%68%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std70%77%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std64%72%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std68%71%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std65%71%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std78%77%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std72%75%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std67%77%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std65%77%
2012Science5th Grade% met std67%73%
2013Science5th Grade% met std65%73%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std71%77%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std66%74%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std57%75%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std53%71%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std64%71%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std64%71%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std60%76%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std58%77%
2012Writing7th Grade% met std53%71%
2013Writing7th Grade% met std53%70%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std68%76%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std70%77%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std66%80%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std72%84%
2012Science8th Grade% met std61%70%
2013Science8th Grade% met std66%75%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std44%59%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std46%63%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std76%83%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std64%78%
2012Algebra IIEnd of course% met std88%65%
2013Algebra IIEnd of course% met std97%97%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std85%87%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std68%85%
2013ChemistryEnd of course% met std72%84%
2012English I ReadingEnd of course% met std43%68%
2013English I ReadingEnd of course% met std39%65%
2012English I WritingEnd of course% met std27%55%
2013English I WritingEnd of course% met std26%48%
2013English II ReadingEnd of course% met std58%78%
2013English II WritingEnd of course% met std27%52%
2012English III ReadingEnd of course% met std38%50%
2012English III WritingEnd of course% met std22%38%
2013English III WritingEnd of course% met std21%42%
2012GeometryEnd of course% met std96%98%
2013GeometryEnd of course% met std81%86%
2012PhysicsEnd of course% met std21%61%
2013PhysicsEnd of course% met std70%81%
2013U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std44%73%
2012World GeographyEnd of course% met std60%81%
2013World GeographyEnd of course% met std56%75%
2013World HistoryEnd of course% met std47%70%
STAAR Spanish Test
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std33%56%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std37%59%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std63%65%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std61%68%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std49%53%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std33%51%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std52%60%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std58%57%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std61%64%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std68%59%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std48%49%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std46%44%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std53%69%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std61%70%
2012Science5th Grade% met std35%41%
2013Science5th Grade% met std41%41%
2004Mathematics10th Grade% met std48%N/A
2005Mathematics10th Grade% met std46%N/A
2006Mathematics10th Grade% met std58%N/A
2007Mathematics10th Grade% met std54%N/A
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std57%N/A
2009Mathematics10th Grade% met std50%N/A
2010Mathematics10th Grade% met std67%N/A
2011Mathematics10th Grade% met std64%N/A
2004Reading10th Grade% met std64%N/A
2005Reading10th Grade% met std54%N/A
2006Reading10th Grade% met std82%N/A
2007Reading10th Grade% met std78%N/A
2008Reading10th Grade% met std84%N/A
2009Reading10th Grade% met std79%N/A
2010Reading10th Grade% met std84%N/A
2011Reading10th Grade% met std87%N/A
2004Science10th Grade% met std46%N/A
2005Science10th Grade% met std32%N/A
2006Science10th Grade% met std43%N/A
2007Science10th Grade% met std48%N/A
2008Science10th Grade% met std52%N/A
2009Science10th Grade% met std44%N/A
2010Science10th Grade% met std60%N/A
2011Science10th Grade% met std64%N/A
2004Social Studies10th Grade% met std80%N/A
2005Social Studies10th Grade% met std72%N/A
2006Social Studies10th Grade% met std83%N/A
2007Social Studies10th Grade% met std85%N/A
2008Social Studies10th Grade% met std89%N/A
2009Social Studies10th Grade% met std85%N/A
2010Social Studies10th Grade% met std91%N/A
2011Social Studies10th Grade% met std89%N/A
2004Mathematics11th Grade% met std80%N/A
2005Mathematics11th Grade% met std68%N/A
2006Mathematics11th Grade% met std64%N/A
2007Mathematics11th Grade% met std66%N/A
2008Mathematics11th Grade% met std65%N/A
2009Mathematics11th Grade% met std71%N/A
2010Mathematics11th Grade% met std77%N/A
2011Mathematics11th Grade% met std81%N/A
2004Reading11th Grade% met std82%N/A
2005Reading11th Grade% met std81%N/A
2006Reading11th Grade% met std75%N/A
2007Reading11th Grade% met std78%N/A
2008Reading11th Grade% met std82%N/A
2009Reading11th Grade% met std84%N/A
2010Reading11th Grade% met std84%N/A
2011Reading11th Grade% met std88%N/A
2004Science11th Grade% met std73%N/A
2005Science11th Grade% met std64%N/A
2006Science11th Grade% met std58%N/A
2007Science11th Grade% met std59%N/A
2008Science11th Grade% met std67%N/A
2009Science11th Grade% met std72%N/A
2010Science11th Grade% met std77%N/A
2011Science11th Grade% met std83%N/A
2004Social Studies11th Grade% met std95%N/A
2005Social Studies11th Grade% met std88%N/A
2006Social Studies11th Grade% met std88%N/A
2007Social Studies11th Grade% met std86%N/A
2008Social Studies11th Grade% met std90%N/A
2009Social Studies11th Grade% met std94%N/A
2010Social Studies11th Grade% met std94%N/A
2011Social Studies11th Grade% met std96%N/A
2004Mathematics3rd Grade% met std90%N/A
2005Mathematics3rd Grade% met std80%N/A
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std78%N/A
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std78%N/A
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std87%N/A
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std85%N/A
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std86%N/A
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std87%N/A
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std91%N/A
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std90%N/A
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std92%N/A
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std90%N/A
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std93%N/A
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std90%N/A
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std91%N/A
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std86%N/A
2004Mathematics4th Grade% met std82%N/A
2005Mathematics4th Grade% met std77%N/A
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std74%N/A
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std82%N/A
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std83%N/A
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std85%N/A
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std86%N/A
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std90%N/A
2004Reading4th Grade% met std80%N/A
2005Reading4th Grade% met std68%N/A
2006Reading4th Grade% met std74%N/A
2007Reading4th Grade% met std73%N/A
2008Reading4th Grade% met std78%N/A
2009Reading4th Grade% met std79%N/A
2010Reading4th Grade% met std74%N/A
2011Reading4th Grade% met std78%N/A
2004Writing4th Grade% met std89%N/A
2005Writing4th Grade% met std86%N/A
2006Writing4th Grade% met std89%N/A
2007Writing4th Grade% met std91%N/A
2008Writing4th Grade% met std93%N/A
2009Writing4th Grade% met std90%N/A
2010Writing4th Grade% met std90%N/A
2011Writing4th Grade% met std90%N/A
2004Mathematics5th Grade% met std78%N/A
2005Mathematics5th Grade% met std81%N/A
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std83%N/A
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std87%N/A
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std88%N/A
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std89%N/A
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std86%N/A
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std90%N/A
2004Reading5th Grade% met std65%N/A
2005Reading5th Grade% met std78%N/A
2006Reading5th Grade% met std79%N/A
2007Reading5th Grade% met std84%N/A
2008Reading5th Grade% met std86%N/A
2009Reading5th Grade% met std83%N/A
2010Reading5th Grade% met std82%N/A
2011Reading5th Grade% met std85%N/A
2004Science5th Grade% met std55%N/A
2005Science5th Grade% met std53%N/A
2006Science5th Grade% met std63%N/A
2007Science5th Grade% met std68%N/A
2008Science5th Grade% met std80%N/A
2009Science5th Grade% met std80%N/A
2010Science5th Grade% met std83%N/A
2011Science5th Grade% met std83%N/A
2004Mathematics6th Grade% met std83%N/A
2005Mathematics6th Grade% met std75%N/A
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std84%N/A
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std85%N/A
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std81%N/A
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std77%N/A
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std76%N/A
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std80%N/A
2004Reading6th Grade% met std83%N/A
2005Reading6th Grade% met std83%N/A
2006Reading6th Grade% met std89%N/A
2007Reading6th Grade% met std88%N/A
2008Reading6th Grade% met std87%N/A
2009Reading6th Grade% met std84%N/A
2010Reading6th Grade% met std74%N/A
2011Reading6th Grade% met std74%N/A
2004Mathematics7th Grade% met std73%N/A
2005Mathematics7th Grade% met std66%N/A
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std69%N/A
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std72%N/A
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std72%N/A
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std73%N/A
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std74%N/A
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std75%N/A
2004Reading7th Grade% met std81%N/A
2005Reading7th Grade% met std77%N/A
2006Reading7th Grade% met std72%N/A
2007Reading7th Grade% met std77%N/A
2008Reading7th Grade% met std75%N/A
2009Reading7th Grade% met std73%N/A
2010Reading7th Grade% met std72%N/A
2011Reading7th Grade% met std75%N/A
2004Writing7th Grade% met std92%N/A
2005Writing7th Grade% met std85%N/A
2006Writing7th Grade% met std86%N/A
2007Writing7th Grade% met std90%N/A
2008Writing7th Grade% met std87%N/A
2009Writing7th Grade% met std91%N/A
2010Writing7th Grade% met std90%N/A
2011Writing7th Grade% met std90%N/A
2004Mathematics8th Grade% met std62%N/A
2005Mathematics8th Grade% met std60%N/A
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std63%N/A
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std63%N/A
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std75%N/A
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%N/A
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%N/A
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std81%N/A
2004Reading8th Grade% met std84%N/A
2005Reading8th Grade% met std79%N/A
2006Reading8th Grade% met std77%N/A
2007Reading8th Grade% met std81%N/A
2008Reading8th Grade% met std90%N/A
2009Reading8th Grade% met std90%N/A
2010Reading8th Grade% met std87%N/A
2011Reading8th Grade% met std86%N/A
2006Science8th Grade% met std62%N/A
2007Science8th Grade% met std56%N/A
2008Science8th Grade% met std58%N/A
2009Science8th Grade% met std69%N/A
2010Science8th Grade% met std69%N/A
2011Science8th Grade% met std70%N/A
2004Social Studies8th Grade% met std88%N/A
2005Social Studies8th Grade% met std86%N/A
2006Social Studies8th Grade% met std85%N/A
2007Social Studies8th Grade% met std84%N/A
2008Social Studies8th Grade% met std86%N/A
2009Social Studies8th Grade% met std86%N/A
2010Social Studies8th Grade% met std93%N/A
2011Social Studies8th Grade% met std93%N/A
2004Mathematics9th Grade% met std43%N/A
2005Mathematics9th Grade% met std42%N/A
2006Mathematics9th Grade% met std38%N/A
2007Mathematics9th Grade% met std48%N/A
2008Mathematics9th Grade% met std44%N/A
2009Mathematics9th Grade% met std47%N/A
2010Mathematics9th Grade% met std51%N/A
2011Mathematics9th Grade% met std58%N/A
2004Reading9th Grade% met std79%N/A
2005Reading9th Grade% met std68%N/A
2006Reading9th Grade% met std79%N/A
2007Reading9th Grade% met std78%N/A
2008Reading9th Grade% met std73%N/A
2009Reading9th Grade% met std78%N/A
2010Reading9th Grade% met std84%N/A
2011Reading9th Grade% met std77%N/A

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$309,488,000$10,685 $319,222,000$11,066 $325,159,000$11,611 
Total Expenditures:$298,878,000$10,319 $301,950,000$10,468 $342,842,000$12,243 
Total Current Expenditures:$265,065,000$9,151 $264,729,000$9,177 $259,530,000$9,268 
Instructional Expenditures:$155,159,000$5,35758.5%$160,746,000$5,57360.7%$160,580,000$5,73461.9%
Student and Staff Support:$31,937,000$1,10312.0%$30,705,000$1,06411.6%$30,856,000$1,10211.9%
Operations, Food, Other:$54,470,000$1,88120.5%$51,085,000$1,77119.3%$46,929,000$1,67618.1%
Total Capital Outlay:$15,992,000$552 $20,166,000$699 $66,132,000$2,362 
Construction:$10,364,000$358 $13,840,000$480 $62,818,000$2,243 
Total Other:$1,462,000$50 $1,173,000$41 $1,111,000$40 
Interest on Debt:$15,020,000$519 $14,924,000$517 $15,169,000$542 
Total Salary:$169,972,000$5,868 $174,935,000$6,064 $168,551,000$6,019 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$113,238,000$3,90966.6%$117,686,000$4,08067.3%$114,348,000$4,08367.8%
Other Salary:$56,734,000$1,95933.4%$57,249,000$1,98532.7%$54,203,000$1,93632.2%
Total Benefit:$37,959,000$1,311 $33,930,000$1,176 $32,444,000$1,159 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$23,175,000$80061.1%$20,919,000$72561.7%$20,021,000$71561.7%
Other Benefit:$14,784,000$51038.9%$13,011,000$45138.3%$12,423,000$44438.3%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:88.5%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:10.1%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:10.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:43.3%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:22.2%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:17.6%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:11.5%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:5.3%
Mean Base Salary:$45,755.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$40,332.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$42,863.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$49,593.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$59,297.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$60,086.0

* La Joya Independent School District was rated 1 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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