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95%
  • Achieve Early College High School
  • 2000 N 23rd St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
94%
  • Idea Mcallen College Preparatory
  • 201 N Bentsen Rd, McAllen
  • IDEA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 363
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
92%
  • Gonzalez Elementary
  • 201 E Martin Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 870
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
88%
  • Dr Pablo Perez
  • 7801 N Main, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
87%
  • Donna Wernecke Elementary School
  • 1106 N Shary Rd, McAllen
  • SHARYLAND ISD
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 770
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
86%
  • Sharyland North J H
  • 1106 N Shary Rd, McAllen
  • SHARYLAND ISD
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 907
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
86%
  • Blanca E Sanchez
  • 2901 Incarnate Word, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
85%
  • Idea Mcallen Academy
  • 201 N Bentsen Rd, McAllen
  • IDEA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 591
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
85%
  • Milam Elementary School
  • 3800 N Main St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 949
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
84%
  • Michael E Fossum Middle School
  • 7800 N Ware Rd, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 854
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
83%
  • Cathey Middle School
  • 1800 N Cynthia, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,043
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
81%
  • Jackson Elementary School
  • 501 Harvey, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 819
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
80%
  • Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary School
  • 1106 N Shary Rd, McAllen
  • SHARYLAND ISD
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 611
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
79%
  • Garza Elementary School
  • 6300 N 29th St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 623
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
79%
  • Lucile Hendricks Elementary School
  • 3900 Goldcrest, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 446
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
79%
  • Houston Elementary School
  • 3221 Olga Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 582
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
79%
  • Rayburn Elementary
  • 7000 N Main St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 550
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
78%
  • Cavazos Elementary School
  • P O Box 990, McAllen
  • EDINBURG CISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 571
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
77%
  • Seguin Elementary School
  • 2200 N 29th St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 548
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
77%
  • Bonham Elementary School
  • 2400 Jordan Rd, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 333
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
77%
  • Horizon Montessori
  • 221 N Main St, McAllen
  • HORIZON MONTESSORI PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 609
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
77%
  • Salinas Elementary School
  • 1201 Bryce Dr, McAllen
  • MISSION CISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
77%
  • Morris Middle School
  • 1400 Trenton Rd, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 951
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
76%
  • Alvarez Elementary School
  • 2606 Gumwood Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
75%
  • Thigpen-zavala Elementary School
  • 2500 Galveston Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 646
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
75%
  • Castaneda Elementary School
  • 4100 N 34th, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 626
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
74%
  • De Leon Middle School
  • 4201 N 29th St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 718
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
72%
  • Memorial High School
  • 101 E Hackberry Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,246
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
71%
  • Rowe High School
  • 2101 N Ware Rd, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,166
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Navarro Elementary School
  • 2100 Hackberry Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 427
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
69%
  • Mcauliffe Elementary School
  • 3000 Daffodil Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 645
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
69%
  • Mcallen High School
  • 2021 La Vista Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,207
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
68%
  • Fields Elementary School
  • 500 Dallas Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Escandon Elementary School
  • 2901 Colbath Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
62%
  • Lincoln Middle School
  • 1601 N 27th St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 620
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
62%
  • Roosevelt Elementary School
  • 4801 S 26th St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 617
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
62%
  • Wilson Elementary School
  • 1200 Hackberry Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
61%
  • Lamar Academy
  • 1009 N 10th St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 115
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
56%
  • Brown Middle School
  • 2700 S Ware Rd, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 855
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Travis Middle School
  • 600 E Houston Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 609
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
48%
  • Midvalley Academy-mcallen Charter High School
  • 200 N 17th St, McAllen
  • MIDVALLEY ACADEMY CHARTER DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 128
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
0%
  • Hidalgo County J J A E P
  • 1106 N Shary Rd, McAllen
  • SHARYLAND ISD
  • Grades: 11 - 11 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Southwest Key Program
  • 2000 N 23rd St, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 8
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Instr/guid Center
  • 2604 Galveston Ave, McAllen
  • MCALLEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 68
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
n/a
  • Hidalgo Co J J A E P
  • P O Box 266, McAllen
  • WESLACO ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Student Alter Prog
  • 3017 S 10th St, McAllen
  • PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 5
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • J J A E P
  • 3017 S 10th, McAllen
  • EDINBURG CISD
  • Grades: 8 - 8 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Hidalgo Co J J A E P
  • 116 N 10th St, McAllen
  • DONNA ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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McAllen school information

IndexMcAllenTexasNational
Average Test Scores73%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:114:116:1
Total public schools397,41879,221
Total private schools71,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools44637,963
The McAllen, TX educational system consists of 39 public schools, 7 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. McAllen public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 2% higher than than the Texas average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of McAllen public schools is 21:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 28.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in McAllen

IndexMcAllenTexasNational
Completed 8th grade73.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.4%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 39 public schools, 7 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in McAllen. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for McAllen, TX schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In McAllen, TX, an average of 73.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of McAllen schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of McAllen, TX schools.

Source: The McAllen, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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