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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Memorial High School is an above average, public school located in McAllen, TX. It has 2,256 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.
Address
101 E Hackberry Ave
McAllen, TX 78501
Telephone
(956) 632-5201

Memorial High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1160
234 responses
Average ACT
25
94 responses
AP Enrollment
25%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$45,057
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$758
National
$949
Median Home Value
$120,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 76 responses
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  • Football games
    33%
  • Sport banquets
    11%
  • Homecoming week
    11%
  • Competition
    9%
  • School dances
    9%
  • Peperallis
    9%
  • Band Compeitions
    4%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,256
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.30 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.30 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,513
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.44 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.44 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,659/ year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.43 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.43 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.43 responses
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Something that I thoroughly enjoy about Memorial is that I feel constantly motivated to do my best and work harder for my goals. I consider it to be a healthy and compeptitive envoirnment that everyone takes part in. The classes offered are also great and it's really nice that our school provides them for us. It is also rewarding for those who work hard and it is nice to feel appreciated. There are also great extracurricular programs to keep us busy and having fun along with rigorous school work. All in all, there are many great things about my high school and I love the memories and the skills it has helped my developed.
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Memorial High School has a vibrant environment. It is filled with bright students and athletes that are competitive, out-going, and intellectual. Most teachers go out of their way to help you with extra advice and tutoring. Something that can change is having a better facilitated working environment. The school is run-down and compact. The people would be working at a more efficient rate.
becoming a mustang was one of the best decisions of my life. Being on the memorial swim team really rounded me as a human being. Not only did being on a team teach me how to work hard for the things that I really want in order to achieve them, it taught me how with team work, nothing is impossible. Over the past four years that I have been affiliated with the memorial swim team, I have established and created memories that no one else will be able to be apart of except for those on the team. With being on the team, not only did I make friendships that will last a lifetime, I made incredible bonds with people I would have never thought I would become great friends with. I am glad to consider my teammates my best friends and overall, I give memorial high school five stars.