Mcallen High School

2021 La Vista Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mcallen High School serves 2,296 students in grades 9-12.
Mcallen High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mcallen High School's student population of 2,296 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 174 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers174 teachers
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School Comparison

Mcallen High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mcallen High School is 0.11, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6063 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
94%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
5%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.110.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcallen Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mcallen High School is Achieve Early College High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lincoln Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mcallen Achieve Early College High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 491 students
    0.4 miles
    3200 W Pecan
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 872-1653
    0.4 9-12 491
  • Mcallen Lincoln Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 534 students
    0.8 miles
    1601 N 27th St
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 971-4200
    0.8 6-9 534
  • Mcallen Seguin Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    0.8 miles
    2200 N 29th St
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 971-4565
    0.8 PK-5 513
  • Weslaco Hidalgo County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 8-10 | 13 students
    0.9 miles
    3900 N 23rd St
    Weslaco, TX 78599
    (956) 688-6123
    0.9 8-10 13
  • Donna Hidalgo County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 9-10 | 6 students
    0.9 miles
    3900 N 23rd
    Donna, TX 78537
    (956) 688-6123
    0.9 9-10 6

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