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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
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IDEA Brownsville College Preparatory is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Brownsville, TX. It has 478 students in grades 6-9 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 88% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.
About IDEA Brownsville College Preparatory...
Address
4395 Paredes Line Rd
Brownsville, TX 78526
Telephone
(956) 832-5150
Website

IDEA Brownsville College Preparatory Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
88%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$35,636
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$681
National
$949
Median Home Value
$85,900
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
478
Free or Reduced Lunch
84%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$25,167
Teachers in First/Second Year
64.3%
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Coming to Idea Brownsville was something great for me as and individual, growing with the school they have always motivated the students to try our best and always take time out of our day to make sure we are on task and ahead with what we are learning.
Ever since I came to the school in 6th grade, I felt accepted with the teachers and fellow peers. I always had someone to go to when I needed help inside or outside the classroom and was always treated with a smile.
My high school years were the best since I was able to practice presentations and commentaries so that in college I wouldn't fall under the pressure . This school has taught me a lot and I appreciate all they have done for me over the years making me the scholar I am today.
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Strict... rigorous and tough if you don't excel easily. Little culture and connection between students, I guess like any other average school oc. Good teachers, overall, but on the majority a lot of preferences with students... At least this IDEA doesn't try to intimidate parents (cough). And good faculty , they're good people and many students have a good relationship with them.
What I like about Idea is that they make us think, they ask more questions in order for us to put more effort on the work we do. Also we take AP classes which help us be able to obtain college credits or gain some knowledge of the topic we are learning . Although what the school is providing us, it will give us a higher chance to get credit to go to a college and is preparing us for college and how the classes will be, the school has made us very dependent on the teachers, so I believe that we , the students will have a hard time trying to get our schedules done or getting informed about something. We will probably not struggle in the classes so much since we are having an experience but we will struggle in organizing ourselves.