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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas is a top rated, public, magnet school located in San Benito, TX. It has 540 students in grades 7-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 98% in reading.
Address
151 S Helen Moore Road
San Benito, TX 78586
Telephone
(956) 399-4358

Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
98%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%

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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Median Household Income
$26,583
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$617
National
$949
Median Home Value
$55,100
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
540
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,846
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
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Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas Reviews

3 reviews
This school has really impacted my life. Not only are the teachers so loving and amazing, the students never fail to make you feel a part of a family. Love this school. I came there in 2016 as a "sevie" and grew into a mature eight grader. Many memories will stay with me forever. Many challenges (its not that hard if you actually try) and educational opportunities. Just come here, it is a really good school with good humor. I never failed to smile whenever i got off the bus and into the cafeteria with the nicest lunch ladies. Say hi to Mr, Romero for me.
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Excellent school! Students are challenged and supported. Teachers care about students and work hard to help them succeed!
The curriculum that they offer to students is challenging and I see in my child the enthusiasum and love for her classes. Teachers are doing a great job at showing students how exciting it can be to learn.