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Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
523
Best High School in Texas
#79
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD
Type Public
 Phone (956)784-8525
 Location 714 E BUSINESS HWY 83
PHARR, TX 78577
Charter School No

Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 79th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White0.8%4
Black0.2%1
Hispanic98.1%513
Asian Pacific0.8%4
Native American Indian0.2%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 11.8%

75.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, PSJA THOMAS JEFFERSON T-STEM EARLY COLLEGE H S students are largely lower income and rank 1050th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman153
Sophomore131
Junior130
Senior109
Total523

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 112nd in Texas

Students at Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School scored an average 88% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.3% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*85% to 89%*
Boys80% to 89%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic90% to 94%*83%
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilitessuppressed*less than 50%*
Limited English60% to 79%*40% to 49%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
836

The average SAT score for Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School students in 2015 was 836.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 122nd in Texas

163 out of 239 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (68%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 13% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

2 out of 10

Rank: 455th in Texas

Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School offers 8 AP courses. 44 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School had 163 taking AP exams with a 44 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 27% percentile and well below the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 27% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 44% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 44%
AP Courses Offered 8

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.5%7
Boys2.3%5
Girls0.9%2

Location

Psja Thomas Jefferson T-stem Early College High School
714 E BUSINESS HWY 83
PHARR, TX
78577
(956)784-8525

10 out of 10 1

District

PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD
PHARR, TX