South Palm Gardens High School

2607 Camino Real Viejo, Mercedes, TX 78570 | (956) 565-0404
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 90
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 90 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 266, Weslaco, TX 78599
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Jose J Garcia
  • Fax: (956) 565-0404
  • Website: www.wisd.us
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • 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: 90
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 10.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 39 (43.3%)
  • Females: 51 (56.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 2 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 49 (54.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 51 (56.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Palm Gardens High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic8695.6%
White44.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Palm Gardens High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade55.6%
10th Grade2224.4%
11th Grade4651.1%
12th Grade1718.9%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
32.0%
District:
60.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
9.0%
District:
46.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
51.5%
District:
74.1%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.4%
District:
11.9%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
12.4
District:
13.2
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
30.3%
District:
23.2%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
20.5%
District:
22.9%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
26.8%
District:
28.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
22.4%
District:
22.9%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$77,027
District:
$73,896
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$50,785
District:
$51,356
State:
$48,263
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,000
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,436
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,084
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,112
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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