Veterans Memorial High School

700 E Two Mile Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Veterans Memorial High School serves 1,888 students in grades 9-12.
Veterans Memorial High 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 44% (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 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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).

School Overview

Veterans Memorial High School's student population of 1,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 134 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,888 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Veterans Memorial High School
Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Veterans Memorial High School by grade.

School Comparison

Veterans Memorial High 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 Veterans Memorial High 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4724 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
98%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Veterans Memorial High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMission CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Veterans Memorial High School is Rafael A Cantu J High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mims Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mission Mims Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 629 students
    0.2 miles
    200 E Two Mile Rd
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-4400
    0.2 PK-5 629
  • Mission Salinas Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
    0.4 miles
    10820 N Conway Ave
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-6200
    0.4 PK-5 457
  • Mission E B Reyna Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
    0.9 miles
    900 E Veterans Blvd
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-2390
    0.9 PK-5 501
  • Mission Hilda C Escobar/alicia C Rios Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    1.0 miles
    3505 N Trosper Rd
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-8400
    1 PK-5 470
  • Mission Hurla M Midkiff Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 714 students
    1.0 miles
    4201 N Mayberry
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 323-7000
    1 PK-5 714

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
i visited your school your beautiful, efficient school. i was very impressed with counselor christina , sorry forgot her last name .she is my grandsons counselor rey christian maldonado freshman. keep up good work and spirit of excellence . rosie reyes lvn nuestra clinica del valle edcouch,texas 956 262 6451cell rreyes.ncdv@tachc.org
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