Mendenhall Elementary School

1330 19th St
Plano, TX 75074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mendenhall Elementary School serves 593 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mendenhall Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Mendenhall Elementary School's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Rankings

Mendenhall Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mendenhall Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#5648 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
77%
52%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.390.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlano Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mendenhall Elementary School is Night School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Allan K & Carolyn H Bird Education Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plano Allan K & Carolyn H Bird Education Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-8
    0.1 miles
    1300 19th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2200
    0.1 K-8 n/a
  • Plano Plano Family Literacy Alternative School
    Grades: PK
    0.1 miles
    1300 19th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2250
    0.1 PK n/a
  • Plano Night School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.4 miles
    2700 W 15th
    Plano, TX 75075
    (469) 752-5795
    0.4 9-12 n/a
  • Plano Williams High School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-10 | 1,107 student
    0.4 miles
    1717 17th St
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-8300
    0.4 9-10 1,107
  • Plano Memorial Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 510 students
    0.9 miles
    2200 Laurel Ln
    Plano, TX 75074
    (469) 752-2500
    0.9 PK-5 510

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