Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

1,013

Avg. teacher experience

11.2 years

McAllen ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

McAllen ISD: 97.3%

Statewide: 90%

Cathey Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,013 students. 51.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 26.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of A for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,072, which is $1,019 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.2 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

cathey.mcallenisd.org

Address

1800 N Cynthia
Mcallen, TX 78501

Office phone number

(956) 971-4300

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Cathey Middle 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,013

African American

8 (0.8%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

24 (2.4%)

McAllen ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

907 (89.5%)

McAllen ISD: 93.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

69 (6.8%)

McAllen ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

4 (0.4%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.8%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

2.4%

Hispanic

89.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

6.8%

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

51.8 %

McAllen ISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

53.2 %

McAllen ISD: 71.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

26.8 %

McAllen ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

51.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

53.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

26.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

26.5 %

McAllen ISD: 35.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

13.5 %

McAllen ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

14.6 %

McAllen ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.9 %

McAllen ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

26.5%

Career and technical

13.5%

Gifted and talented

14.6%

Special education

8.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

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 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

66

African American

1 (1.5%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (1.5%)

McAllen ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

50.3 (76.1%)

McAllen ISD: 85.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

12.8 (19.3%)

McAllen ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (1.5%)

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 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

56.5 (85.5%)

McAllen ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

9.3 (14.2%)

McAllen ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0.2 (0.3%)

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 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

15.3

McAllen ISD: 14.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 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

11.2 years

McAllen ISD: 13.5 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

$56,072

McAllen ISD: $56,812

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$52,455

McAllen ISD: $44,538

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,821

McAllen ISD: $51,371

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,816

McAllen ISD: $53,794

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$58,226

McAllen ISD: $57,670

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$68,191

McAllen ISD: $66,301

Statewide: $65,449

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