Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School

  • Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School serves 661 students in grades 6-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School's student population of 661 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students661 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle 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 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5417 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
98%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.040.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercedes Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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