Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

2,195

Avg. teacher experience

13.4 years

McAllen ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97 %

McAllen ISD: 97.3%

Statewide: 90%

McAllen High School is a high school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 2,195 students. 55.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 19.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

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

In the Class of 2019, 97% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.4% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at McAllen High School was 947 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 19.2.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,565, which is $474 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 13.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

mchi.mcallenisd.org

Address

2021 La Vista Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501-6142

Office phone number

(956) 632-3100

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in McAllen 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

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,195

African American

5 (0.2%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

29 (1.3%)

McAllen ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

2,033 (92.6%)

McAllen ISD: 93.1%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

116 (5.3%)

McAllen ISD: 4.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

10 (0.5%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0.2%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

1.3%

Hispanic

92.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

5.3%

Two or more races

0.5%

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

55.4 %

McAllen ISD: 56.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

64.5 %

McAllen ISD: 71.9%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

19.2 %

McAllen ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

55.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

19.2%

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

19.2 %

McAllen ISD: 35.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

87.1 %

McAllen ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

11.7 %

McAllen ISD: 9.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

10.1 %

McAllen ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

19.2%

Career and technical

87.1%

Gifted and talented

11.7%

Special education

10.1%

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

B

McAllen ISD: A

Student achievement

B

McAllen ISD: B

School progress

B

McAllen ISD: A

Closing the gaps

B

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

97 %

McAllen ISD: 97.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

100 %

McAllen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.4 %

McAllen ISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

96.2 %

McAllen ISD: 98.4%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

97.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

96.2%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 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

0.4 %

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.3 %

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

10 %

McAllen ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 1.7%

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 2018-2019 school year.

All students

35.3 %

McAllen ISD: 43%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

Masked

McAllen ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

60 %

McAllen ISD: 60.9%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

34.2 %

McAllen ISD: 42.3%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.2%

White

55.1 %

McAllen ISD: 55.1%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

33.3 %

McAllen ISD: 40%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 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

49.2 %

McAllen ISD: 45.5%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

66.7 %

McAllen ISD: 71.4%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

48.5 %

McAllen ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

55.6 %

McAllen ISD: 52%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, 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

947

McAllen ISD: 975

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

19.2

McAllen ISD: 19.6

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 students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

61.2 %

McAllen ISD: 64%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

43.6 %

McAllen ISD: 48.6%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

41.7 %

McAllen ISD: 45.8%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

61.2%

Math

43.6%

Reading + Math

41.7%

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

183.6

African American

1.8 (1%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.6%)

McAllen ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

148.4 (80.8%)

McAllen ISD: 85.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

30.5 (16.6%)

McAllen ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1.8 (1%)

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

5.2 (2.8%)

McAllen ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

133 (72.5%)

McAllen ISD: 77.1%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

44.4 (24.2%)

McAllen ISD: 21.9%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (0.5%)

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

12

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

13.4 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

$57,565

McAllen ISD: $56,812

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$50,615

McAllen ISD: $44,538

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$51,637

McAllen ISD: $51,371

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$55,789

McAllen ISD: $53,794

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,441

McAllen ISD: $57,670

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$67,347

McAllen ISD: $66,301

Statewide: $65,449

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