Patricia S Garza Elementary School

8801 Alberta Rd, Donna, TX 78537 | (956) 464-1886
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 731
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 116 N 10th St, Donna, TX 78537
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Emmy De La Garza
  • Fax: (956) 464-1891
  • Website: www.donnaisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 731
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 364 (49.8%)
  • Females: 367 (50.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Patricia S Garza Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic72699.3%
White50.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Patricia S Garza Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten9312.7%
Kindergarten9713.3%
1st Grade12216.7%
2nd Grade11916.3%
3rd Grade10013.7%
4th Grade9913.5%
5th Grade10113.8%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
6.1
District:
8.8
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
37.0%
District:
40.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
33.9%
District:
21.3%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
7.6%
District:
14.9%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
4.8%
District:
13.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$63,117
District:
$68,867
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$44,510
District:
$46,748
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$40,163
District:
$40,363
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,447
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,122
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,805
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$59,489
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Patricia S Garza Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I would like to know What color of Polo shirt are the 4th grade will be using and I would like a copy of the school list as well..thank you
    Mrs.saenz
    (956-566-1332)

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Patricia S Garza Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201075.0%73.0%86.0%
200963.0%72.0%84.0%
200843.0%66.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201083.0%82.0%92.0%
200997.0%87.0%89.0%
200877.0%85.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%80.0%88.0%
200979.0%74.0%86.0%
200871.0%74.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201071.0%74.0%86.0%
200984.0%73.0%84.0%
200878.0%68.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201095.0%90.0%92.0%
200992.0%87.0%91.0%
200892.0%86.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.0%87.0%86.0%
200992.0%85.0%84.0%
200872.0%81.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%82.0%85.0%
200989.0%75.0%83.0%
200881.0%76.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201074.0%78.0%88.0%
200981.0%74.0%84.0%
200872.0%73.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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