Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School

801 S Mile 1 E
Mercedes, TX 78570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School serves 576 students in grades 6-9.
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle 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 16% (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 26% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School's student population of 576 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
Total Students
576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle 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 Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School is 0.04, 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
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6862 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
98%
53%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
2%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
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 Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School's ranking?
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School is ranked #6862 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?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School?
576 students attend Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School?
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School offer ?
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-9
What school district is Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School part of?
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School is part of Mercedes ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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