Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Mercedes ISD: B

Total students

3

Avg. teacher experience

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 90.3%

JJAEP-Southwest Key Program is a middle school or junior high school in Edinburg, TX, in the Mercedes ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 3 students. 66.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% 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 Not rated for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Contact information

Website

www.misdtx.net

Address

1313 S 18th St
Edinburg, TX 78539-3563

Office phone number

(956) 380-3837

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in JJAEP-Southwest Key Program 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

3

African American

0 (0%)

Mercedes ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Mercedes ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

3 (100%)

Mercedes ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Mercedes ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Mercedes ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

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

66.7 %

Mercedes ISD: 71.1%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Mercedes ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0 %

Mercedes ISD: 28.1%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

66.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

N/A

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

0 %

Mercedes ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Mercedes ISD: 12.5%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

0 %

Mercedes ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

N/A

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)

Not rated

Mercedes ISD: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

Not rated

Mercedes ISD: B

School progress (2018-2019)

Not rated

Mercedes ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

Not rated

Mercedes 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.

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

Masked

Mercedes ISD: 9.4%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Mercedes ISD: Masked

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Mercedes ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

Masked

Mercedes ISD: 9.3%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Mercedes ISD: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 15.2%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

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

N/A

African American

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 93.9%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 86.6%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

N/A (N/A)

Mercedes 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 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 14.4

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

N/A

Mercedes ISD: 13.5 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

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $55,603

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $52,188

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $51,104

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $52,143

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $56,401

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $61,941

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Mercedes ISD: $62,604

Statewide: $69,974

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