San Martin De Porres Catholic School

905 N Texas Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596-0785
Tel: (956)973-8642
Grades: PK - 3 | 59 students
San Martin de Porres Catholic School was founded in 1999. Mission statement: San Martin de Porres Catholic School strives to develop and inspire strong Christian values and academic excellence; thus empowering our children to become tomorrow's leaders.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 3
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 59 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 97%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade San Martin De Porres Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 26%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000

School Notes:

  • Program Design:
  • The Montessori curriculum and methods are used with the PreKinder and Kinder students.
  • Traditional Catholic School curriculum is used with Grades 1 to 3.
  • The ITBS Testing program is used in the Spring of each year to evaluate students and classes.
  • Religion classes are taught each day with Mass on Fridays.
  • Uniforms are required.
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mid Valley Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley Grande Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Valley Grande Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Weslaco
    Valley Grande Elementary School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-6 | 85 students
    0.7 miles
    Po Box 8205
    Weslaco, TX 78599
    (956)968-7252
    0.7PK-6
    85
  • Weslaco
    Grades: PK-12 | 154 students
    1.3 miles
    417 S Westgate Drive
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956)968-6232
    1.3PK-12
    154
  • Weslaco
    Valley Grande Adventist Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-12 | 175 students
    1.5 miles
    1000 S Bridge Ave
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956)968-0573
    1.5PK-12
    175
  • Mercedes
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 39 students
    4.8 miles
    703 W 3rd St
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956)565-3208
    4.8PK-5
    39
  • Alamo
    Grades: PK-12 | 156 students
    8.2 miles
    932 North Alamo Road
    Alamo, TX 78516
    (956)787-9743
    8.2PK-12
    156

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Could This Happen To My Child?
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Hidalgo County, TX is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos