Idea Mcallen College Preparatory

201 N Bentsen Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
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Top 20%
Serving 751 students in grades 6-12, Idea Mcallen College Preparatory ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 751 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in TX)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Idea Mcallen College Preparatory ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Idea Mcallen College Preparatory's student population of 751 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 212% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
751 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Idea Mcallen College Preparatory ranks within the top 20% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#1638 out of 8188 schools
(Top 20%)
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49%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
71%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
96%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
3%
26%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idea Mcallen College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Idea Mcallen College Preparatory's ranking?
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory is ranked #1638 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory?
The graduation rate of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory is 95%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Idea Mcallen College Preparatory?
751 students attend Idea Mcallen College Preparatory.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Idea Mcallen College Preparatory?
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Idea Mcallen College Preparatory offer ?
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Idea Mcallen College Preparatory part of?
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory is part of IDEA Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 751 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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