Top 10 Best Mcallen Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 25,341 students in Mcallen, TX (there are 7 private schools, serving 1,560 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Mcallen, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Mcallen, TX are Achieve Early College High School, Gonzalez Elementary School and Milam Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Mcallen, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Mcallen have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Mcallen, TX Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Achieve Early College High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1601 N 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #22.
Gonzalez Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 E Martin Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4577
Grades: PK-5
| 788 students
Rank: #33.
Milam Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3800 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4333
Grades: PK-5
| 785 students
Rank: #44.
Morris Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Trenton Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 618-7300
Grades: 6-9
| 1,013 students
Rank: #55.
Dr Pablo Perez
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7801 N Main
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1125
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #66.
Rayburn Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7000 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4363
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #77.
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 N Bentsen Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 429-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 751 students
Rank: #88.
Cathey Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1800 N Cynthia
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4300
Grades: 6-8
| 849 students
Rank: #99.
Memorial High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 E Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-5201
Grades: 9-12
| 2,138 students
Rank: #1010.
Mcallen High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2021 La Vista Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,185 students
Rank: #1111.
Michael E Fossum Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7800 N Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 833 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Blanca E Sanchez
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2901 Incarnate Word
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1100
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Castaneda Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4100 N 34th
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 623-8882
Grades: PK-5
| 498 students
Rank: #1414.
Lucile Hendricks Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3900 Goldcrest
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1145
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #1515.
Idea Tres Lagos College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5200 Tres Lagos Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 287-6900
Grades: 6-10
| 480 students
Rank: #1616.
Rowe High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2101 N Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,941 students
Rank: #1717.
Horizon Montessori
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
320 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 631-0234
Grades: PK-9
| 391 students
Rank: #1818.
Lamar Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1009 N 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-3222
Grades: 9-12
| 76 students
Rank: #1919.
Idea Mcallen Academy
Charter School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 N Bentsen Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 429-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 858 students
Rank: #2020.
Garza Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4554
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
De La Vina Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 S Jackson Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 289-2366
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Houston Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3221 Olga Ave
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-1167
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #2323.
Wilson Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Hackberry St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4525
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2424.
De Leon Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 632-8800
Grades: 6-8
| 829 students
Rank: #2525.
Idea Los Encinos College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 S Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 429-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 367 students
Rank: #2626.
Idea Tres Lagos Academy
Charter School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 Tres Lagos Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 287-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 816 students
Rank: #2727.
Mcauliffe Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Daffodil Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Fields Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Dallas Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4344
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Jackson Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Harvey
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4277
Grades: PK-5
| 521 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Seguin Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4565
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #3131.
Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 S 26th St
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4424
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #3232.
Thigpen-zavala Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Galveston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4377
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #3333.
Travis Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Houston St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4242
Grades: 6-8
| 496 students
Rank: #3434.
Brown Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 S Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 632-8700
Grades: 6-9
| 579 students
Rank: #3535.
Triumph Public High Schools-mcallen
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 N 17th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 618-2308
Grades: 9-12
| 125 students
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Mcallen, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4513 West Business Hwy 83
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 580-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
2400 Jordan Rd
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4440
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
2112 North Main St
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4414
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
2000 N 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 618-9713
Grades: PK
| 383 students
5103 S Embassy
Mcallen, TX 78502
(956) 488-8883
Grades: PK-12
| 169 students
1205 S 7th St
Mcallen, TX 78502
(956) 689-3300
Grades: PK-12
| 109 students
508 E Elizabeth St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 542-3363
Grades: PK-12
| 250 students
4737 S Sugar Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 380-6616
Grades: PK-12
| 223 students
1352 E First St Ste A
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 519-2227
Grades: PK-12
| 253 students
615 S International Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 969-2600
Grades: PK-12
| 215 students
J J A E P (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
3017 S 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 994-0068
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2000 N 23rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 618-1169
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1601 N 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4200
Grades: 6-9
| 534 students
2100 Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4455
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
New Hope Middle School (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
1000 N Mccoll Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(361) 563-7979
Grades: 7-8
| 35 students
One Stop Multiservice (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
P O Box 164
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 969-2600
Grades: PK-12
| 141 students
3900 N 23rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 618-6031
Grades: 7-10
| n/a students
3017 S 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 994-0068
Grades: 10
| n/a students
520 S 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4353
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Mcallen, TX?
The top ranked public schools in Mcallen, TX include Achieve Early College High School, Gonzalez Elementary School and Milam Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Mcallen, TX?
41 public schools are located in Mcallen, TX.
What percentage of students in Mcallen, TX go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Mcallen, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Mcallen, TX?
Mcallen, TX public schools minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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