Memorial High School

  • Memorial High School serves 2,246 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Memorial High School operates within the Mcallen Independent School District.
  • Mcallen Independent School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2246 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,246 students
Memorial High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 155 teachers
Memorial High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Memorial High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Memorial High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
94%
52%
Memorial High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
Memorial High School Black Students (2002-2010)
White
5%
29%
Memorial High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Memorial High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Memorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.11 0.41
Memorial High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
52%
Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2008)

District Comparison

  • Mcallen Independent School District's student population of 24,692 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,619 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,123 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Mcallen Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
3
Number of Students Managed 24,692 825
Mcallen Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 83%
Mcallen Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $243 MM $10 MM
Mcallen Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $230 MM $10 MM
Mcallen Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,619 $12,126
Mcallen Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,123 $11,704
Mcallen Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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