Accountability rating

C

Mesquite ISD: B

Total students

887

Avg. teacher experience

8.6 years

Mesquite ISD: 9.7 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Mesquite ISD: 91.3%

Statewide: 90%

McDonald Middle School is a middle school or junior high school in Mesquite, TX, in the Mesquite ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 887 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 56.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 23.6% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $56,494, which is $2,372 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Website

www.mesquiteisd.org

Address

2930 Town E Blvd
Mesquite, TX 75150-3935

Office phone number

(972) 882-5700

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in McDonald Middle School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 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

887

African American

182 (20.5%)

Mesquite ISD: 24.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

10 (1.1%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.1%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

578 (65.2%)

Mesquite ISD: 58.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

98 (11%)

Mesquite ISD: 13%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

18 (2%)

Mesquite ISD: 2%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

20.5%

American Indian

1.1%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

65.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

11.0%

Two or more races

2.0%

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

56.6 %

Mesquite ISD: 55.7%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

86.9 %

Mesquite ISD: 78%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

24.4 %

Mesquite ISD: 26.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

56.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

24.4%

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

23.6 %

Mesquite ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

16.8 %

Mesquite ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

10.8 %

Mesquite ISD: 6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.5 %

Mesquite ISD: 10.6%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

23.6%

Career and technical

16.8%

Gifted and talented

10.8%

Special education

8.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

C

Mesquite ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Mesquite ISD: B

School progress

B

Mesquite ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

Mesquite ISD: B

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.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

54.5

African American

6.4 (11.7%)

Mesquite ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

2 (3.7%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0.1 (0.3%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

4 (7.3%)

Mesquite ISD: 19%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

42 (77%)

Mesquite ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

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

No degree

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

31 (56.8%)

Mesquite ISD: 52.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

23.5 (43.2%)

Mesquite ISD: 46.1%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Mesquite ISD: 0.9%

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

16.3

Mesquite ISD: 15.3

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

8.6 years

Mesquite ISD: 9.7 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

$56,494

Mesquite ISD: $57,833

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,450

Mesquite ISD: $52,638

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$54,219

Mesquite ISD: $54,511

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$55,931

Mesquite ISD: $57,413

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$59,845

Mesquite ISD: $59,999

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$63,700

Mesquite ISD: $67,451

Statewide: $62,039

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