Memorial High School

Memorial High School serves 2,279 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Memorial High School operates within the Mcallen Independent School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 2279 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,279 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 147 teachers
Students 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 14:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
93%
51%
White
6%
30%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
42%
53%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Mcallen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
3
Number of Students Managed 25,801 822
Graduation Rate 69% 80%
District Total Revenue $226 MM $9 MM
District Spending $242 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,028 $11,947
District Spending / Student $9,642 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Wilson Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • McallenCathey Middle School
    1800 North Cynthia
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)971-4300
    0.5 mi | 996 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • McallenLamar Academy
    Alternative School
    1009 North 10th St
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)632-3222
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 106 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • McallenWilson Elementary School
    1200 Hackberry Ave
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)971-4525
    0.9 mi | 542 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • McallenFields Elementary School
    500 Dallas Ave
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)971-4344
    0.9 mi | 611 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • McallenHorizon Montessori
    Charter School
    221 North Main St
    McallenTX 78501
    (956)668-1400
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 521 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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