Accountability rating

A

Weslaco ISD: B

Total students

993

Avg. teacher experience

16.6 years

Weslaco ISD: 15.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Weslaco ISD: 92.6%

Statewide: 90%

Memorial Elementary School is an elementary school in Weslaco, TX, in the Weslaco ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 993 students. The school received an accountability rating of A. 59.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 13.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,789, which is $3,667 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

memorial.wisd.us/

Address

1700 S Border
Weslaco, TX 78596

Office phone number

(956) 969-6780

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Memorial Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 01. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.2 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 01.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

993

African American

1 (0.1%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.1%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

946 (95.3%)

Weslaco ISD: 98.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

44 (4.4%)

Weslaco ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

0.1%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

95.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

4.4%

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

59.1 %

Weslaco ISD: 65.2%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

66.8 %

Weslaco ISD: 85.6%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

14.4 %

Weslaco ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

59.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

66.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

14.4%

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

13.2 %

Weslaco ISD: 25.9%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Weslaco ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.6 %

Weslaco ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.4 %

Weslaco ISD: 8.4%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

13.2%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.6%

Special education

7.4%

Academics

Accountability ratings

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

Overall

A

Weslaco ISD: B

Student achievement

A

Weslaco ISD: B

School progress

A

Weslaco ISD: A

Closing the gaps

A

Weslaco 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

57.6

African American

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

50 (86.7%)

Weslaco ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7.7 (13.3%)

Weslaco ISD: 7.6%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.2%

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%)

Weslaco ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

47.3 (82.1%)

Weslaco ISD: 76.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

10.3 (17.9%)

Weslaco ISD: 21.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Weslaco ISD: 0.4%

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

17.2

Weslaco ISD: 15.7

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

16.6 years

Weslaco ISD: 15.9 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

$57,789

Weslaco ISD: $57,618

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$48,107

Weslaco ISD: $46,481

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$50,375

Weslaco ISD: $50,934

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$53,281

Weslaco ISD: $53,208

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,770

Weslaco ISD: $56,876

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,264

Weslaco ISD: $65,255

Statewide: $62,039

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