Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Total students

2,182

Avg. teacher experience

15.7 years

McAllen ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.4 %

McAllen ISD: 98.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

Memorial High School is a high school in Mcallen, TX, in the McAllen ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,182 students. 56.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 22.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of B for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 98.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.2% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Memorial High School was 991 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 21.7.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,652, which is $1,011 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

memorial.mcallenisd.org

Address

101 E Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501-9221

Office phone number

(956) 632-5201

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Memorial 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 23.5 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,182

African American

7 (0.3%)

McAllen ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

5 (0.2%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

28 (1.3%)

McAllen ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

2,037 (93.4%)

McAllen ISD: 93.2%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

99 (4.5%)

McAllen ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

5 (0.2%)

McAllen ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0.3%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.3%

Hispanic

93.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

4.5%

Two or more races

0.2%

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

56.5 %

McAllen ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

69.7 %

McAllen ISD: 73.6%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

23.1 %

McAllen ISD: 33.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

56.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

69.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

22.9 %

McAllen ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

13.2 %

McAllen ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

11.1 %

McAllen ISD: 12.3%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

22.9%

Gifted and talented

13.2%

Special education

11.1%

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 2020-2021 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 when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

McAllen ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

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 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

98.4 %

McAllen ISD: 98.1%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

McAllen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

98.2 %

McAllen ISD: 98%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

McAllen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

Masked

McAllen ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

98.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 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

0.2 %

McAllen ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.2 %

McAllen ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

10.8 %

McAllen ISD: 6.2%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

20 %

McAllen ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

12.5 %

McAllen ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

6.1 %

McAllen ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

11.1 %

McAllen ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

Masked

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

7.5 %

McAllen ISD: 4.5%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

McAllen ISD: 7.1%

Statewide: 6.7%

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 2019-2020 school year.

All students

40.9 %

McAllen ISD: 40%

Statewide: 22%

African American

Masked

McAllen ISD: 25%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

75 %

McAllen ISD: 72.2%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

38.8 %

McAllen ISD: 38.8%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.5%

White

66 %

McAllen ISD: 57.6%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

Masked

McAllen ISD: 44.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

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 2019-2020 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

62.1 %

McAllen ISD: 53.7%

Statewide: 59%

African American

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

93.3 %

McAllen ISD: 79.5%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

61.6 %

McAllen ISD: 52.3%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

McAllen ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

54.5 %

McAllen ISD: 63.9%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

Masked

McAllen ISD: Masked

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, 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

991

McAllen ISD: 968

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.7

McAllen ISD: 19.7

Statewide: 20.2

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 2019-2020.

Reading

63.3 %

McAllen ISD: 61%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

48.8 %

McAllen ISD: 43.8%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

48.1 %

McAllen ISD: 42.2%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

63.3%

Math

48.8%

Reading + Math

48.1%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

142.2

African American

1 (0.7%)

McAllen ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (1.4%)

McAllen ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

112.9 (79.4%)

McAllen ISD: 86.5%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.4 (17.8%)

McAllen ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.9 (0.6%)

McAllen ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

4 (2.8%)

McAllen ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

105.1 (73.9%)

McAllen ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

33.1 (23.3%)

McAllen ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

McAllen ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

15.3

McAllen ISD: 14

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 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

15.7 years

McAllen ISD: 14.1 years

Statewide: 11.2 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

$58,652

McAllen ISD: $57,219

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$51,139

McAllen ISD: $50,213

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$49,835

McAllen ISD: $50,881

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$53,897

McAllen ISD: $53,671

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$58,551

McAllen ISD: $57,687

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$64,325

McAllen ISD: $64,030

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$73,370

McAllen ISD: $73,575

Statewide: $69,974

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