Mercedes Academic Academy

720 S Mile 1 E
Mercedes, TX 78570
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Bottom 50%
Serving 64 students in grades 9-12, Mercedes Academic Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 64 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mercedes Academic Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Mercedes Academic Academy's student population of 64 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
64 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Mercedes Academic Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mercedes Academic Academy is 0.00, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#7800 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
41%
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≤20%
51%
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<50%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
100%
53%
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Black
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13%
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White
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26%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.00
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70-74%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercedes Academic Academy's ranking?
Mercedes Academic Academy is ranked #7800 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mercedes Academic Academy?
The graduation rate of Mercedes Academic Academy is 70-74%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 90%.
How many students attend Mercedes Academic Academy?
64 students attend Mercedes Academic Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Mercedes Academic Academy students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercedes Academic Academy?
Mercedes Academic Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mercedes Academic Academy offer ?
Mercedes Academic Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mercedes Academic Academy part of?
Mercedes Academic Academy is part of Mercedes ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 64 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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