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Mercedes High School
  • Public
  • MERCEDES, TX

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Mercedes High School is a public school located in MERCEDES, TX. It has 1,019 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 24% of students are at least proficient in math and 25% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
25%
Percent Proficient - Math
24%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
980
7 responses
Average ACT
21
104 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$39,734
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$566
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$74,400
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 32 responses
  • Homecoming and prom
    31%
  • Vacation
    22%
  • Graduation
    16%
  • Pep Rallies
    13%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,019
Free or Reduced Lunch
92%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,641
Teachers in First/Second Year
26.8%
42%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,254 / year
National
$12,239
62%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 21 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 21 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 21 responses

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