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Mercedes Junior High School

1/2 Mi South Of Hwy 83 On Mi O
Mercedes TX, 78570, Hidalgo County
Phone: 956-514-2200

Ranking: (5,754 out of 6,018, bottom 4%)*
Type: Regular Middle School
Status: Currently Operational
Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 9
School District: Mercedes Independent School District
Title I Eligible School: Yes School-Wide Title I: NA
Magnet: NA
Charter: NA
Shared-Time School: NA

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Teachers:60 54 54 63 56 55 59 
Total Students:908 844 756 775 789 765 732 
Grade 7:44348.8%47356.0%37549.6%38049.0%40551.3%38850.7%39053.3%
Grade 8:46551.2%37144.0%38150.4%39551.0%38448.7%37749.3%34246.7%
Grade 9:00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%NANA00.0%00.0%
Student By Gender:
Student By Races:
American Indian/Alaska Native:20.2%10.1%10.1%00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander:00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%NANANANANANA
Two or More Races:10.1%00.0%00.0%00.0%NANANANANANA
Lunch Program:
Free Lunch Program Eligible:85794.4%80595.4%00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible:00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.20 15.63 13.94 12.37 14.08 13.80 12.40 

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreSchool DistrictState Average
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std52%52%71%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std70%70%71%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std63%63%76%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std66%66%77%
2012Writing7th Grade% met std63%63%71%
2013Writing7th Grade% met std60%60%70%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std50%50%76%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std61%61%77%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std61%61%80%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std77%77%84%
2012Science8th Grade% met std50%50%70%
2013Science8th Grade% met std55%55%75%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std37%37%59%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std45%45%63%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std100%74%83%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std100%62%78%
2004Mathematics7th Grade% met std51%51%N/A
2005Mathematics7th Grade% met std48%48%N/A
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std55%55%N/A
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std70%70%N/A
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std60%60%N/A
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std65%65%N/A
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std66%66%N/A
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std60%60%N/A
2004Reading7th Grade% met std70%70%N/A
2005Reading7th Grade% met std66%66%N/A
2006Reading7th Grade% met std66%66%N/A
2007Reading7th Grade% met std80%80%N/A
2008Reading7th Grade% met std74%74%N/A
2009Reading7th Grade% met std75%75%N/A
2010Reading7th Grade% met std76%76%N/A
2011Reading7th Grade% met std69%69%N/A
2004Writing7th Grade% met std95%95%N/A
2005Writing7th Grade% met std85%85%N/A
2006Writing7th Grade% met std86%86%N/A
2007Writing7th Grade% met std93%93%N/A
2008Writing7th Grade% met std85%85%N/A
2009Writing7th Grade% met std89%89%N/A
2010Writing7th Grade% met std92%92%N/A
2011Writing7th Grade% met std87%87%N/A
2004Mathematics8th Grade% met std51%51%N/A
2005Mathematics8th Grade% met std51%51%N/A
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std50%50%N/A
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std56%56%N/A
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std77%77%N/A
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std66%66%N/A
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std71%71%N/A
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std70%70%N/A
2004Reading8th Grade% met std82%82%N/A
2005Reading8th Grade% met std73%73%N/A
2006Reading8th Grade% met std70%70%N/A
2007Reading8th Grade% met std77%77%N/A
2008Reading8th Grade% met std91%91%N/A
2009Reading8th Grade% met std89%89%N/A
2010Reading8th Grade% met std84%84%N/A
2011Reading8th Grade% met std84%84%N/A
2006Science8th Grade% met std56%56%N/A
2007Science8th Grade% met std51%51%N/A
2008Science8th Grade% met std48%48%N/A
2009Science8th Grade% met std46%46%N/A
2010Science8th Grade% met std63%63%N/A
2011Science8th Grade% met std62%62%N/A
2004Social Studies8th Grade% met std82%82%N/A
2005Social Studies8th Grade% met std74%74%N/A
2006Social Studies8th Grade% met std71%71%N/A
2007Social Studies8th Grade% met std76%76%N/A
2008Social Studies8th Grade% met std86%86%N/A
2009Social Studies8th Grade% met std77%77%N/A
2010Social Studies8th Grade% met std88%88%N/A
2011Social Studies8th Grade% met std88%88%N/A

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:94.4%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:5.6%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:13.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:27.8%
Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:72.2%
Mean Base Salary:$44,585.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$38,241.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:$47,025.0

* Mercedes Junior High School was rated 1 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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