Mcallen ISD School District

2000 N 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501-2000
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 20,410 students in Mcallen ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Mcallen ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
30 Schools
9,179 Schools
# Students
20,410 Students
5,427,148 Students
# Teachers
1,496 Teachers
369,134 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Mcallen ISD School District, which is ranked #539 of all 1,196 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
#561 out of 1198 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mcallen ISD  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
34%
37%
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 2020-21 school year data.
45%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
97%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.13
0.64
# American Indian Students
12 Students
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
244 Students
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
19,070 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
93%
53%
# Black Students
78 Students
694,243 Students
% Black Students
n/a
13%
# White Students
910 Students
1,427,300 Students
% White Students
5%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
94 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,044
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
1,180
371,228
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,290
385,983
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,303
383,593
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,319
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,413
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,485
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,493
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,566
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,549
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,156
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,690
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,478
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,444
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,661 is higher than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,352 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$279 MM
$74,029 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$273 MM
$78,063 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,661
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mcallen ISD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,352
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mcallen ISD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Mcallen ISD School District 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.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #21 - 2321. - 23.
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: #21 - 2321. - 23.
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: #21 - 2321. - 23.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
Escandon Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 Colbath Ave
Mcallen, TX 78503
(956) 971-4511
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #2929.
Alvarez Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2606 Gumwood Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4471
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: n/an/a
Instr/guid Center
Alternative School
2604 Galveston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4393
Grades: 6-12
| 35 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Mcallen ISD School District?
Mcallen ISD School District manages 30 public schools serving 20,410 students.
What is the rank of Mcallen ISD School District?
Mcallen ISD School District is ranked #539 out of 1,196 school districts in Texas (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Texas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Mcallen ISD School District?
93% of Mcallen ISD School District students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Mcallen ISD School District?
Mcallen ISD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is Mcallen ISD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,352 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 30 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 20,410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in TX)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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