Mcdonald Middle School

  • Mcdonald Middle School serves 1,002 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 36% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcdonald Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Mcdonald Middle School's student population of 1,002 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,002 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdonald Middle 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 Mcdonald Middle School is 0.55, 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#5441 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
63%
52%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
12%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcdonald Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesquite Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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