|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||SOUTH TEXAS ISD|
|Location||510 S SUGAR RD
EDINBURG, TX 78539
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ 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 95th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small White population and has extremely low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0.7%||5|
58.6% 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, SOUTH TEXAS BUSINESS EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY ACADEM students are largely lower income and rank 894th in Texas for high school student family income.
Students at South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ scored an average 82% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is well above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 20.9% of Texas high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||80% to 84%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||75% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||75% to 79%*||82%|
|White||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||40% to 49%*|
|Limited English||60% to 79%*||65% to 69%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ students in 2015 was 957.
204 out of 278 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (73%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 9% for participation.
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ offers 12 AP courses. 65 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ had 409 taking AP exams with a 158 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 44% percentile and slightly below the state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||39%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||65%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||37%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||64%|
|AP Courses Offered||12|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||1%|
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ
510 S SUGAR RD
SOUTH TEXAS ISD