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South Texas ISD World Scholars
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  • Public, Magnet
  • EDINBURG, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade A minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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From South Texas ISD World Scholars

South Texas ISD World Scholars serves high school students who live along the southernmost tip of Texas, the region known as the Rio Grande Valley. Because it is part of a public school district, there is no cost for students to attend, and bus transportation is also free of charge. Best of all, World Scholars maintains an open enrollment policy, meaning any student with the desire to learn and work hard can attend so long as he or she resides within the tri-county area.

World Scholars is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme campus, with over 50 courses to choose from. Students are not only eligible to graduate with an international diploma, but also eligible for free college/university credit opportunities + an associates degree.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1150
165 responses
Average ACT
23
102 responses
AP Enrollment
57%

World Scholars offering Law Enforcement program of study

academic spotlight

Law Enforcement is one of 2 available programs of study through the Law and Public Safety career cluster. The program offers students an opportunity to become certified IAED Emergency Telecommunicators. Law and Public Service focuses on planning, managing and providing legal services, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$54,139
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$920
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$159,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
  • Medieval Fair, Class Volleyball Tournament,
    33%
  • Ocasional Pep Rallys
    22%
  • Field Trips
    16%
  • Fall festival
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Mr. & Ms. BETA
    3%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
534
Free or Reduced Lunch
55%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,942
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.1%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,545 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

South Texas ISD World Scholars Reviews

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