Mineral Wells High School

Mineral Wells High School serves 909 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Mineral Wells High School operates within the Mineral Wells Independent School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 909 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 909 students
Mineral Wells High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mineral Wells High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Mineral Wells High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mineral Wells High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Mineral Wells High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
36%
52%
Mineral Wells High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
4%
13%
Mineral Wells High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
59%
29%
Mineral Wells High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Mineral Wells High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mineral Wells High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.41
Mineral Wells High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
46%
53%
Mineral Wells 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.
7%
7%
Mineral Wells High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,341 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,311 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,318 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Mineral Wells Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,341 838
Mineral Wells Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 83%
Mineral Wells Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $9 MM
Mineral Wells Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $40 MM $10 MM
Mineral Wells Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,311 $12,250
Mineral Wells Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,318 $12,682
Mineral Wells Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Mineral Wells Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mineral Wells J High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lamar Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mineral WellsMineral Wells Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 27 students3810 Ram Blvd
    Mineral WellsTX 76067
    (940)325-3033
    09-1227
  • Mineral WellsLamar Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 697 students2012 South East 12th St
    Mineral WellsTX 76067
    (940)325-5303
    1.2PK-1697
  • Mineral WellsMineral Wells J High School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 505 students1301 South East 14th Ave
    Mineral WellsTX 76067
    (940)325-0711
    1.47-8505
  • Mineral WellsTravis Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 4-6 | 683 students1001 Se Martin Luther King
    Mineral WellsTX 76067
    (940)325-7801
    1.54-6683
  • Mineral WellsMineral Wells/palo Pinto County Daep
    Alternative School
    1.8 miles1806 North East 1st Ave
    Mineral WellsTX 76067
    (254)672-5313
    1.8n/a

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