Accountability rating

A

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

483

Avg. teacher experience

16.6 years

McAllen ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

McAllen ISD: 95.4%

Statewide: 90%

Achieve Early College High School is a high school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 483 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 35.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $55,400, which is $1,278 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Achieve Early College High School was 1022. The average ACT score was 19.5. In the Class of 2018, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

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Contact information

Website

aechs.mcallenisd.org/

Address

1601 N 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501-2000

Office phone number

(956) 971-4200

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Achieve Early College High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

483

African American

1 (0.2%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

8 (1.7%)

McAllen ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

465 (96.3%)

McAllen ISD: 93.5%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7 (1.4%)

McAllen ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

2 (0.4%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.7%

Hispanic

96.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.4%

Two or more races

0.4%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

35.8 %

McAllen ISD: 57.6%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

73.5 %

McAllen ISD: 71.3%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

8.7 %

McAllen ISD: 33.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

35.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

73.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

8.7 %

McAllen ISD: 34.6%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

68.9 %

McAllen ISD: 30.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

16.1 %

McAllen ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

2.1 %

McAllen ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

8.7%

Career and technical

68.9%

Gifted and talented

16.1%

Special education

2.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

A

McAllen ISD: A

Student achievement

A

McAllen ISD: B

School progress

A

McAllen ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

McAllen ISD: A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

McAllen ISD: 95.4%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

McAllen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

McAllen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

McAllen ISD: 95.4%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

McAllen ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

86 %

McAllen ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

McAllen ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

60 %

McAllen ISD: 65.9%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

86.5 %

McAllen ISD: 40%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 20.2%

White

Masked

McAllen ISD: 52.1%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

55.2 %

McAllen ISD: 47.2%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

Masked

McAllen ISD: 79.3%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

54.2 %

McAllen ISD: 45.4%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

Masked

McAllen ISD: 66.7%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1022

McAllen ISD: 1028

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.5

McAllen ISD: 19.4

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

100 %

McAllen ISD: 65.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

98.7 %

McAllen ISD: 54%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

98.7 %

McAllen ISD: 50.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

100.0%

Math

98.7%

Reading + Math

98.7%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

24

African American

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2.1 (8.9%)

McAllen ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

16.6 (69.2%)

McAllen ISD: 85.2%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5.3 (21.9%)

McAllen ISD: 13.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0.2 (0.8%)

McAllen ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

13.8 (57.5%)

McAllen ISD: 77.3%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

10 (41.7%)

McAllen ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

20.1

McAllen ISD: 14.6

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

16.6 years

McAllen ISD: 13.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$55,400

McAllen ISD: $53,857

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$51,137

McAllen ISD: $44,491

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$48,990

McAllen ISD: $48,929

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$50,570

McAllen ISD: $50,457

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$55,200

McAllen ISD: $54,510

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$62,571

McAllen ISD: $63,115

Statewide: $62,039

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