Zapata High School

2009 State Hwy 16, Zapata, TX 78076 | (956) 765-0280
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 960
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Box 3750, Zapata, TX 78076
  • Principal or Admin: Maria Sanjuanita Rodriguez
  • Fax: (956) 765-0274
  • Website: www.zcisd.org
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: 960
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 73.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 499 (52.0%)
  • Females: 461 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 556 (57.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 641 (66.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Zapata High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black10.1%
Asian50.5%
Hispanic93697.5%
White181.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Zapata High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade26327.4%
10th Grade20521.4%
11th Grade23324.3%
12th Grade25927.0%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
34.0%
District:
34.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
38.0%
District:
13.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.1%
District:
81.1%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.3%
District:
5.3%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
12.1
District:
11.0
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
27.0%
District:
31.9%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
16.2%
District:
21.0%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
37.9%
District:
33.1%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
16.2%
District:
12.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$86,421
District:
$72,617
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$48,031
District:
$46,864
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$41,196
District:
$42,213
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,753
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,206
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,096
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$58,895
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Zapata High School performed on average worse than many 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:
58.8%
District:
58.8%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
5.2%
District:
5.2%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,032.0
District:
1,032.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
16.8
District:
16.8
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.0%70.0%70.0%
200957.0%57.0%67.0%
200849.0%49.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201086.0%86.0%92.0%
200982.0%82.0%87.0%
200873.0%73.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200821.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200824.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201084.0%84.0%90.0%
200983.0%83.0%88.0%
200877.0%77.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201067.0%67.0%74.0%
200962.0%62.0%65.0%
200846.0%46.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201059.0%59.0%74.0%
200948.0%48.0%66.0%
200836.0%36.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.0%92.0%93.0%
200982.0%82.0%90.0%
200877.0%77.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201087.0%87.0%93.0%
200982.0%82.0%92.0%
200882.0%82.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201081.0%81.0%89.0%
200965.0%65.0%81.0%
200860.0%60.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201086.0%86.0%91.0%
200971.0%71.0%85.0%
200860.0%60.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201094.0%94.0%98.0%
200993.0%93.0%97.0%
200888.0%88.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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