Mccollum High School

  • Mccollum High School serves 1,677 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mccollum 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Mccollum High School's student population of 1,677 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 129 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers129 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mccollum High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mccollum High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6733 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mccollum High School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mccollum High School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mccollum High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mccollum High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mccollum High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mccollum High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mccollum High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.080.41
This chart display the diversity score of Mccollum High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mccollum High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mccollum High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlandale Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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