Rio Grande City High School

144 Fm 3167, Rio Grande City, TX 78582 | (956) 488-6000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,731
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Fort Ringgold, Rio Grande City, TX 78582
  • Principal or Admin: Jorge Recio
  • Fax: (956) 488-6050
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: 2,731
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 196.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,364 (49.9%)
  • Females: 1,367 (50.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 80 (2.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,970 (72.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,050 (75.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rio Grande City High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.04%
Black--
Asian60.2%
Hispanic2,72299.7%
White20.07%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rio Grande City High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade87131.9%
10th Grade67424.7%
11th Grade59521.8%
12th Grade59121.6%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
43.0%
District:
43.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
56.0%
District:
24.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
85.5%
District:
85.5%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.5%
District:
7.5%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
14.2
District:
12.2
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
23.8%
District:
27.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
26.8%
District:
33.0%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
18.1%
District:
17.1%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
26.2%
District:
19.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$72,189
District:
$69,490
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$49,373
District:
$47,825
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$39,308
District:
$40,194
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,158
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,945
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,967
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$63,745
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Rio Grande City High School

  • Reviewed by Student on July 30, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am an ex-student from the rio grande city high school CLASS OF 2007 and i loved and enjoyed my 4 yrs in the school the teachers are the greatest and i learned but most of all they got to our level and they helped us even if it was really tough thats what i love about the school and staff they were all nice so wish the school the best wishes! CLASS OF 2007

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Rio Grande City High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
63.0%
District:
63.0%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
3.5%
District:
3.5%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
892.0
District:
892.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
16.6
District:
16.6
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%78.0%70.0%
200961.0%61.0%67.0%
200854.0%54.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%87.0%92.0%
200979.0%79.0%87.0%
200878.0%78.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200824.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200860.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201086.0%86.0%90.0%
200990.0%90.0%88.0%
200886.0%86.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201075.0%75.0%74.0%
200974.0%74.0%65.0%
200867.0%67.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201070.0%70.0%74.0%
200957.0%57.0%66.0%
200858.0%58.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%94.0%93.0%
200989.0%89.0%90.0%
200888.0%88.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201091.0%91.0%93.0%
200990.0%90.0%92.0%
200885.0%85.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201096.0%96.0%89.0%
200980.0%80.0%81.0%
200884.0%84.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201092.0%92.0%91.0%
200986.0%86.0%85.0%
200884.0%84.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201098.0%98.0%98.0%
200996.0%96.0%97.0%
200895.0%95.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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