Methodist Children's Home

1111 Herring Ave
Waco, TX 76708
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Bottom 50%
Serving 85 students in grades 6-12, Methodist Children's Home 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : ≥50% (Top 1% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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 85 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Methodist Children's Home ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Methodist Children's Home is 0.70, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#7889 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
37%
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11-19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
53%
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Black
32%
13%
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White
38%
26%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Methodist Children's Home and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(17-18)
≥50%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Methodist Children's Home and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Methodist Children's Home and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Methodist Children's Home's ranking?
Methodist Children's Home is ranked #7889 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?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Methodist Children's Home?
The graduation rate of Methodist Children's Home is 50%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Methodist Children's Home?
85 students attend Methodist Children's Home.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Methodist Children's Home students are White, 32% of students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Methodist Children's Home?
Methodist Children's Home has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Methodist Children's Home offer ?
Methodist Children's Home offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Methodist Children's Home part of?
Methodist Children's Home is part of University Of Texas University Charter School District.
In what neighborhood is Methodist Children's Home located?
Methodist Children's Home is located in the Cameron Park neighborhood of Waco, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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