2014 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Geometry Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 708 Students
- 54 Teachers
The Science Academy of South Texas
900 MED HIGH DR
MERCEDES, TX 78570
Phone: (956) 565-4620
District: South Texas Independent School District
Students at the Science Academy of South Texas can access grades and course calendars on their smartphones using the school’s online portal. Student clubs at the Science Academy of South Texas include National Honor Society, student council and a solar car team. The school offers Advanced Placement courses and student exchange programs, as well as vocational programs focused on automotives and technology. Parents can engage in their child's learning through open houses and newsletters.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||91%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||42%|
U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
|Proficient in Reading||81%|
|Proficient in Geometry||85%|
|College Readiness Index||91.7|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||64%|
|Proficient in Geometry (district average)||69%|
|College Readiness (district average)||74.2|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.