Memorial High School

  • Memorial High School serves 2,650 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Memorial High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%.
  • Memorial High School operates within the Spring Branch Independent School District.
  • Spring Branch Independent School District's 89% graduation rate is equal to the Texas state average of 89%.

Top Placements (Texas)

Memorial High School is Listed among the top public schools in Texas for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Memorial High School's student population of 2650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 143 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,650 students
Memorial High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
Memorial High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeMemorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Memorial High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memorial High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
75%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
16%
4%
Memorial High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
18%
52%
Memorial High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
1%
13%
Memorial High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
63%
29%
Memorial High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Memorial High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMemorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.63
Memorial High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
Memorial High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
53%
Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Memorial High School is Spring Branch Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Spring Branch Independent School District's student population of 35,301 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,618 in this district is less than the state average of $10,811. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,466 is higher than the state average of $11,097. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
    School District NameSpring Branch Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    49
    3
    Number of Students Managed35,301831
    Spring Branch Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    71%
    75%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    71%
    District Graduation Rate
    89%
    89%
    District Total Revenue$370 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$469 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,618$10,811
    District Spending / Student$13,466$11,097
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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