Memorial High School

Memorial High School serves 2,227 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Memorial High School operates within the Mcallen Independent School District.
Mcallen Independent School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2227 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 152 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,227 students
Memorial High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 152 teachers
Memorial High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Memorial High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
93%
52%
Memorial High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
6%
29%
Memorial High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.41
Memorial High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
53%
Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2008)

District Comparison

Mcallen Independent School District's student population of 25,217 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,588 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,872 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mcallen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
3
Number of Students Managed 25,217 838
Mcallen Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 83%
Mcallen Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $241 MM $9 MM
Mcallen Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $223 MM $10 MM
Mcallen Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,588 $12,250
Mcallen Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,872 $12,682
Mcallen Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lamar Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cathey Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fields Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • McallenCathey Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 1033 students
    0.5 miles
    1800 North Cynthia
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)971-4300
    0.56-91033
  • McallenLamar AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 97 students
    0.7 miles
    1009 North 10th St
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)632-3222
    0.79-1297
  • McallenFields Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
    0.9 miles
    500 Dallas Ave
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)971-4344
    0.9PK-5604
  • McallenWilson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    0.9 miles
    1200 Hackberry Ave
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)971-4525
    0.9PK-5553
  • McallenHorizon MontessoriCharter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 618 students
    1.1 miles
    221 North Main St
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)668-1400
    1.1PK-8618

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