Mercedes High School

1200 S Florida
Mercedes, TX 78570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mercedes High School serves 1,007 students in grades 9-12.
Mercedes 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,007 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mercedes High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Mercedes High School's student population of 1,007 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,007 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Mercedes High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mercedes High School is 0.02, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7970 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercedes High School's ranking?
Mercedes High School is ranked #7970 out of 8,079 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?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 12% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mercedes High School?
The graduation rate of Mercedes High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Mercedes High School?
1,007 students attend Mercedes High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Mercedes High School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercedes High School?
Mercedes High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mercedes High School offer ?
Mercedes High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mercedes High School part of?
Mercedes High School is part of Mercedes ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,007 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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