Memorial High School

101 E Hackberry Ave

Mcallen, TX 78501
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (956)632-5201
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Memorial High School operates within the Mcallen Independent School District.
  • Mcallen Independent School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.

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School Overview

  • Memorial High School's student population of 2302 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
Memorial High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Memorial High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers142 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 bottom 50% 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 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Memorial High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
1%
4%
Memorial High School Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
94%
52%
Memorial High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
n/a
13%
Memorial High School Black Students (2002-2010)
White
5%
29%
Memorial High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMemorial High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.110.41
Memorial High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
87%
89%
Memorial High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
Memorial High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
Memorial High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2008)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Memorial High School is Mcallen Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 1203 school districts in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Mcallen Independent School District's student population of 24,330 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,680 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 $8,957 is less than the state average of $11,097. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameMcallen Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    34
    3
    Number of Students Managed24,330831
    Mcallen Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    75%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    71%
    District Graduation Rate
    90%
    89%
    District Total Revenue$241 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$223 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,680$10,811
    District Spending / Student$8,957$11,097
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Mcallen Cay Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 1032 students
      0.5 miles
      1800 N Cynthia
      Mcallen, TX 78501
      (956)971-4300
      0.5 6-8 1032
    • Mcallen Lamar Academy Alternative School
      Grades: 9-12 | 128 students
      0.7 miles
      1009 N 10th St
      Mcallen, TX 78501
      (956)632-3222
      0.7 9-12 128
    • Mcallen Fields Elementary School
      Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
      0.9 miles
      500 Dallas Ave
      Mcallen, TX 78501
      (956)971-4344
      0.9 PK-5 596
    • Mcallen Wilson Elementary School
      Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
      0.9 miles
      1200 Hackberry Ave
      Mcallen, TX 78501
      (956)971-4525
      0.9 PK-5 506
    • Mcallen Horizon Montessori Charter School
      Grades: PK-8 | 681 students
      1.1 miles
      221 N Main St
      Mcallen, TX 78501
      (956)668-1400
      1.1 PK-8 681

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