1111 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76708
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Methodist Children's Home serves 133 students in grades 6-12.
Methodist Children's Home 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 15-19% (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 15-19% (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 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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Methodist Children's Home ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Methodist Children's Home's student population of 133 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
133 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Methodist Children's Home 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 Methodist Children's Home is 0.65, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7878 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
14%
52%
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Black
47%
13%
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White
33%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 133 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 10%)

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