Mexia J High School

  • Mexia J High School serves 403 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mexia J 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mexia J High School's student population of 403 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mexia J High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mexia J High School is 0.66, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5823 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
48%
52%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
22%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMexia Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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