Mcallen ISD School District

2000 N 23RD ST
MCALLEN , TX 78501 - 2000
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Mcallen ISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 21,602 students in Mcallen ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Mcallen ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Mcallen ISD School District 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 ISD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
32 Schools
9,055 Schools
# Students
21,602 Students
5,372,465 Students
# Teachers
1,540 Teachers
369,164 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Mcallen ISD School District, which is ranked #295 of all 1,194 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#289 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mcallen ISD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcallen ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcallen ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mcallen ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.13
0.64
# American Indian Students
20 Students
18,751 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
266 Students
254,161 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
20,139 Students
2,840,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
93%
53%
# Black Students
74 Students
681,193 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
1,002 Students
1,424,019 Students
% White Students
5%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
8,263 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
97 Students
143,704 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,143
217,846
# Students in K Grade:
1,283
361,341
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,360
381,379
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,339
380,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,444
381,044
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,540
385,309
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,520
395,638
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,670
414,487
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,587
421,484
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,699
422,639
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,003
436,952
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,743
420,921
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,668
388,558
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,603
364,776
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,885 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,348 is less than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$257 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mcallen ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$245 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Mcallen ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,885
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mcallen ISD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,348
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mcallen ISD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Mcallen ISD School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Achieve Early College High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1601 N 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 444 students
Rank: #22.
Gonzalez Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 E Martin Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4577
Grades: PK-5
| 838 students
Rank: #33.
Milam Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3800 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4333
Grades: PK-5
| 801 students
Rank: #44.
Morris Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Trenton Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 618-7300
Grades: 6-9
| 1,001 students
Rank: #55.
Cathey Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 N Cynthia
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4300
Grades: 6-8
| 966 students
Rank: #66.
Houston Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3221 Olga Ave
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-1167
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #77.
Blanca E Sanchez
Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2901 Incarnate Word
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1100
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #88.
Michael E Fossum Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7800 N Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 905 students
Rank: #99.
Dr Pablo Perez
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7801 N Main
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1125
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1010.
Castaneda Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4100 N 34th
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 623-8882
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students
Rank: #1111.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 Harvey
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4277
Grades: PK-5
| 576 students
Rank: #1212.
Lucile Hendricks Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3900 Goldcrest
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-1145
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1313.
Rayburn Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7000 N Main St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4363
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #1414.
Rowe High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2101 N Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,063 students
Rank: #1515.
Garza Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6300 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 971-4554
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1616.
Mcallen High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2021 La Vista Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,218 students
Rank: #1717.
Seguin Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4565
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students
Rank: #1818.
Alvarez Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2606 Gumwood Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4471
Grades: PK-5
| 333 students
Rank: #1919.
Memorial High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 E Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-5201
Grades: 9-12
| 2,189 students
Rank: #2020.
De Leon Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 N 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 632-8800
Grades: 6-9
| 879 students
Rank: #2121.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4801 S 26th St
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4424
Grades: PK-5
| 439 students
Rank: #2222.
Mcauliffe Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Daffodil Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #2323.
Brown Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 S Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 632-8700
Grades: 6-9
| 642 students
Rank: #2424.
Wilson Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Hackberry St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4525
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #2525.
Thigpen-zavala Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Galveston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4377
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #2626.
Escandon Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 Colbath Ave
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4511
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #2727.
Bonham Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Jordan Rd
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4440
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
Rank: #2828.
Lamar Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1009 N 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 632-3222
Grades: 9-12
| 93 students
Rank: #2929.
Fields Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Dallas Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4344
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #3030.
Travis Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Houston St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4242
Grades: 6-8
| 559 students
Rank: n/an/a
2000 N 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 618-9713
Grades: PK
| 383 students
Rank: n/an/a
Instr/guid Center
Alternative School
2604 Galveston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4393
Grades: 8-11
| 14 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 32
  • Enrollment: 21,602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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