Sgt William G Harrell Middle School

2825 N Fm 491
Mercedes, TX 78570
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Bottom 50%
Serving 488 students in grades 6-9, Sgt William G Harrell Middle School 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 16% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than 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: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Sgt William G Harrell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Sgt William G Harrell Middle School's student population of 488 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
Total Students
488 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Sgt William G Harrell Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sgt William G Harrell 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#7696 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Sgt William G Harrell Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
16%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sgt William G Harrell 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 2021-22 school year data.
31%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sgt William G Harrell 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 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sgt William G Harrell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
98%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Sgt William G Harrell Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
White
2%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.04
This chart displays the diversity score of Sgt William G Harrell Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sgt William G Harrell Middle School 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sgt William G Harrell Middle School's ranking?
Sgt William G Harrell Middle School is ranked #7696 out of 8,188 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 41% TX state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Sgt William G Harrell Middle School?
488 students attend Sgt William G Harrell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Sgt William G Harrell Middle School students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sgt William G Harrell Middle School?
Sgt William G Harrell Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sgt William G Harrell Middle School offer ?
Sgt William G Harrell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-9
What school district is Sgt William G Harrell Middle School part of?
Sgt William G Harrell Middle School is part of Mercedes ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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