Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School

801 S Mile 1 E
Mercedes, TX 78570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School serves 661 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School's student population of 661 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-9
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School is 0.06, 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 Testing Rank
#5987 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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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.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
97%
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.
Black
1%
13%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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 Score
0.060.64
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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 Lunch (03-04)
2%
7%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sgt Manuel Chacon Middle School is Sgt William G Harrell Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mercedes Sgt William G Harrell Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 595 students
    0.0 miles
    2825 N Fm 491
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 514-2300
    0 6-9 595
  • Mercedes Mercedes High School Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,096 student
    0.3 miles
    1200 S Florida
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 514-2100
    0.3 9-12 1,096
  • Mercedes Mercedes Academic Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 69 students
    0.4 miles
    720 S Mile 1 E
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 514-5076
    0.4 9-12 69
  • Mercedes Midvalley Academy-mercedes Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
    0.5 miles
    103 E 2nd St
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 565-5417
    0.5 9-12 114
  • Mercedes Travis Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 648 students
    0.6 miles
    1551 S Georgia Ave
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 514-2322
    0.6 PK-5 648

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