Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Memphis ISD: B

Total students

133

Avg. teacher experience

15.7 years

Memphis ISD: 14.7 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.4 %

Memphis ISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

Memphis High School is a high school in Memphis, TX, in the Memphis ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 133 students. 65.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 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 C for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 97.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

The average ACT score was 18.5.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $52,589, which is $5,052 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 15.7 years of experience.

Click or tap the map to enable panning and zooming.

Contact information

Website

www.memphisisd.net

Address

P O Box 460
Memphis, TX 79245-0460

Office phone number

(806) 259-5910

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Memphis High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 16. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 16.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

133

African American

8 (6%)

Memphis ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (0.8%)

Memphis ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

80 (60.2%)

Memphis ISD: 61.9%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

43 (32.3%)

Memphis ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

1 (0.8%)

Memphis ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

6.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.8%

Hispanic

60.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

32.3%

Two or more races

0.8%

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

65.4 %

Memphis ISD: 59.6%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

71.4 %

Memphis ISD: 81.3%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

9 %

Memphis ISD: 15.5%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

65.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

9.0%

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

9 %

Memphis ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

11.3 %

Memphis ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

17.3 %

Memphis ISD: 21.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

9.0%

Gifted and talented

11.3%

Special education

17.3%

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)

C

Memphis ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

B

Memphis ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Memphis ISD: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Memphis ISD: C

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

97.4 %

Memphis ISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

100 %

Memphis ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

94.1 %

Memphis ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

100 %

Memphis ISD: 100%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

94.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

N/A

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 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

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

3.4 %

Memphis ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

6.2 %

Memphis ISD: 3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

0 %

Memphis ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Memphis ISD: 0%

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

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

Masked

Memphis ISD: Masked

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

0 %

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

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

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

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

N/A

Memphis ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1019

ACT

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

Avg. ACT score

18.5

Memphis ISD: 18.5

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

33.3 %

Memphis ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

15.4 %

Memphis ISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

15.4 %

Memphis ISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

33.3%

Math

15.4%

Reading + Math

15.4%

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

15.8

African American

0.4 (2.7%)

Memphis ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

3.8 (23.8%)

Memphis ISD: 19.9%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11.5 (72.8%)

Memphis ISD: 71.2%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0.1 (0.7%)

Memphis ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

13.6 (86.2%)

Memphis ISD: 82.2%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2.2 (13.8%)

Memphis ISD: 15.5%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Memphis ISD: 0%

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

8.4

Memphis ISD: 9.9

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

Memphis ISD: 14.7 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

$52,589

Memphis ISD: $50,185

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$34,779

Memphis ISD: $35,180

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$42,306

Memphis ISD: $38,678

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

N/A

Memphis ISD: $47,904

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$54,308

Memphis ISD: $54,442

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$58,779

Memphis ISD: $59,084

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$61,111

Memphis ISD: $60,767

Statewide: $69,974

Latest public education stories in The Texas Tribune