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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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McKinney Independent School District is a top rated, public school district located in Mckinney, TX. It has 24,765 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.
About McKinney Independent School District...
Address
1 Duvall St
Mckinney, TX 75069
Telephone
(469) 302-4000

McKinney Independent School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1190
1,216 responses
Average ACT
26
662 responses

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
24,765
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.7%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,424
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$277,635,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,738/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%

McKinney Independent School District Reviews

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I moved to Mckinney my Sophomore year of high school and went to Mckinney Boyd for three years. The way I saw school completely changed as soon as I started at Boyd. I was able to be a part of the GT program and got to take English/humanities and history classes that were relevant, interesting, beneficial, and challenging. My teachers were always excited to help their students succeed and used every resource possible to help us learn. Each student got a school-issued MacBook that was used in almost every class for research, assignments, and activities. The access to the technology sped up the learning process so much because we could use the internet to fill in understanding gaps, easily access textbooks and documents, keep track of our grades, and turn in assignments efficiently.
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I grew up in McKinney, Texas and it is home to me and thousands of others. I have watched our small suburb grow into a pretty large city. The schooling system i believe is better than no other and every encounter i've had with with MISD i have been shown just how much MISD cares about their students and community!
As a senior in college, I am proud to say I received all of my pre-college education from the city of McKinney.

The schools are extremely well kept, equipped with wonderful faculty, and most importantly, they prepare you for college.

My mom worked for the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) department of the district, and I can assure you that they do everything they can to accommodate to every students needs in order to get the most out of their education.

My only wish is that the city would have decided to not forgo the construction of the $70 million stadium. As someone who played on that field all four years of high school, I believe that decision was completely unnecessary and that the money could have been better spent on the schools themselves (technology, more classes offered, etc). However, this is more of a city decision rather than the district itself!