Memorial High School

  • Memorial High School serves 2,302 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 61% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Memorial 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 16:1 is higher 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 71%.

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School Overview

  • Memorial High School's student population of 2,302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memorial 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 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memorial High School is 0.11, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Memorial High School and the percentage of 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
94%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Memorial High School and the percentage of Hispanic 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 Memorial High School and the percentage of Black students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
5%
29%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Memorial High School and the percentage of White 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 Memorial High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.110.41
This chart display the diversity score of Memorial High School and the average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Memorial High School and the percentage of 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 Memorial High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcallen Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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