Accountability rating

A

Melissa ISD: A

Total students

918

Avg. teacher experience

8.1 years

Melissa ISD: 8.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

99.5 %

Melissa ISD: 99.5%

Statewide: 90%

Melissa High School is a high school in Melissa, TX, in the Melissa ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 918 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 14.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $50,855, which is $3,267 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Melissa High School was 1108. The average ACT score was 22.2. In the Class of 2018, 99.5% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

Contact information

Website

www.melissaisd.org

Address

3030 Milrany Ln
Melissa, TX 75454

Office phone number

(972) 837-4216

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Melissa High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

918

African American

101 (11%)

Melissa ISD: 10.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

10 (1.1%)

Melissa ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

9 (1%)

Melissa ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

158 (17.2%)

Melissa ISD: 18.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Melissa ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

601 (65.5%)

Melissa ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

38 (4.1%)

Melissa ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

11.0%

American Indian

1.1%

Asian

1.0%

Hispanic

17.2%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

65.5%

Two or more races

4.1%

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

14.5 %

Melissa ISD: 20.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

0 %

Melissa ISD: 8.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0.7 %

Melissa ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

14.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

N/A

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.7%

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

0.7 %

Melissa ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

91 %

Melissa ISD: 26.5%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.7 %

Melissa ISD: 7%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

9.3 %

Melissa ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.7%

Career and technical

91.0%

Gifted and talented

10.7%

Special education

9.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Melissa ISD: A

Student achievement

A

Melissa ISD: A

School progress

B

Melissa ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Melissa 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

99.5 %

Melissa ISD: 99.5%

Statewide: 90%

African American

90.9 %

Melissa ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Melissa ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

Masked

Melissa ISD: Masked

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

100 %

Melissa ISD: 100%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Melissa ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

100 %

Melissa ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

90.9%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

100.0%

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 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Melissa ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Melissa 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

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Melissa ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

0 %

Melissa ISD: 0%

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

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Melissa ISD: N/A

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

1108

Melissa ISD: 1108

Statewide: 1036

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

22.2

Melissa ISD: 22.2

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

64.2 %

Melissa ISD: 64.2%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

49.5 %

Melissa ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

47.4 %

Melissa ISD: 47.4%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

64.2%

Math

49.5%

Reading + Math

47.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

62.4

African American

1.1 (1.8%)

Melissa ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Melissa ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Melissa ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

4.7 (7.6%)

Melissa ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

1 (1.6%)

Melissa ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

55 (88%)

Melissa ISD: 87.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0.6 (1%)

Melissa ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

1 (1.6%)

Melissa ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

45.2 (72.4%)

Melissa ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

15.2 (24.4%)

Melissa ISD: 21.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (1.6%)

Melissa ISD: 1%

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

14.7

Melissa ISD: 16.5

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

8.1 years

Melissa ISD: 8.6 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

$50,855

Melissa ISD: $50,550

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,020

Melissa ISD: $49,705

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$46,526

Melissa ISD: $46,393

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$48,639

Melissa ISD: $48,729

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,446

Melissa ISD: $53,557

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$57,844

Melissa ISD: $57,166

Statewide: $62,039

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