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Mercedes Academic Academy School in Mercedes, TX
(09-12 • Public • Alternative School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in Texas) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 19
Address
 720 S MILE 1 E
Mercedes, TX 78570
Telephone
(956) 514-5076
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Website
http://www.misdtx.net
City-data.com school rating
19
Students
80
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
11.1
Free lunch eligible students
67
School district
MERCEDES ISD
Charter school
No
Title I status
Title I schoolwide school
Magnet School Indicator
No
Shared Time Indicator
Missing
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
RUBEN HINOJOSA EL (1.2 miles):

52
MERCEDES EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY (1.5 miles):

51
SGT MANUEL CHACON MIDDLE (1.5 miles):

51
TRAVIS EL (1.5 miles):

45
TAYLOR EL (2.4 miles):

30
SGT WILLIAM G HARRELL MIDDLE (1.5 miles):

26
MERCEDES H S (1.2 miles):

25
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

19
MIDVALLEY ACADEMY-MERCEDES CHARTER H S (1.7 miles):

14
Mercedes Academic Academy School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
Texas:

54
Hidalgo County:

58
Mercedes:

41
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

19

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 80
Enrollment in 2015: 92
Enrollment in 2014: 91
Enrollment in 2013: 84
Enrollment in 2012: 83
Enrollment in 2011: 72
Enrollment in 2010: 105
Enrollment in 2009: 87
Enrollment in 2008: 58
Enrollment in 2007: 76
Enrollment in 2006: 60
Enrollment in 2005: 91
Enrollment in 2004: 103
Enrollment in 2003: 113
Enrollment in 2002: 100
Enrollment in 2001: 104
Enrollment in 2000: 66
Enrollment in 1999: 61

Mercedes Academic Academy School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradeG09G10G11G12Total
All students112264180
Female students1371930
Male students - 9192250
Hispanic students112264079
White students - - - 11

Enrollment by grade:
9th grade enrollment: 1
10th grade enrollment: 12
11th grade enrollment: 26
12th grade enrollment: 41

Mercedes Academic Academy School - Historical enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 9,864 schools)

Female enrollment: 30 (37.5%)
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

37.5%
Texas:

49.0%
Male enrollment: 50 (62.5%)
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

62.5%
Texas:

50.1%

Mercedes Academic Academy School - Historical enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 9,864 schools)

Hispanic enrollment: 79 (98.8%)
School:

98.8%
State:

46.9%
White enrollment: 1 (1.3%)
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

1.3%
State:

32.3%

Mercedes Academic Academy School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 8,545 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 67 (83.8%)
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

83.8%
Texas:

61.6%
Free lunch eligible students: 67 (83.8%)
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

83.8%
Texas:

55.4%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 0 (0.0%)
Here:

0.0%
State:

6.2%

Mercedes Academic Academy School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Teachers and support:
(State average from 9,601 schools)

Classroom Teachers (FTE): 11.1

Number of FTE school counselors: 1
Number of FTE nurses: 1

Student/Teacher Ratio
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

7.2
Texas:

15.6

Mercedes Academic Academy School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio


School Expenditures:
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $191,416
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Teachers: 11 (Salary Expenditures: $129,417)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 11 (Salary Expenditures: $129,416)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 1 (Salary Expenditures: $62,000)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $72,000
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with Federal, State, and Local Funds,: $1,102,182
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 11.1 (Salary Expenditures: $129,416)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 1 (Salary Expenditures: $62,000)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with Federal, State, and Local Funds: $62,000

Limited English Proficiency:
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Students Enrolled in LEP Programs: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)

Students with disabilities:
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Students with Disabilities (IDEA): Students with intellectual disabilities; hearing impairment, including deafness; speech or language impairment; visual impairment, including blindness; serious emotional disturbance; orthopedic impairment; autism; traumatic brain injury; developmental delay; other health impairment; specific learning disability; deaf-blindness; or multiple disabilities and who, by reason thereof, receive special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) according to an Individualized Education Program, Individual Family Service Plan, or service plan. The "Students with Disabilities (IDEA)" column in the survey items always refers to students with disabilities who receive special education and related services under IDEA.

Students with Disabilities (Section 504 only): Students with a disability, who receive related aids and services solely under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and not under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The "Section 504 only" column in the survey items always refers to students with disabilities who receive related aids and services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and not under IDEA.
Students with disabilities served under Section 504: 10 (male: 8, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 10 (male: 8, female: 2)

Retention:
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(State average from 1,071 schools)

A student is retained if he or she is not promoted to the next grade prior to the beginning of the following school year. Students are not considered retained if they can proceed to the next grade because they successfully completed a summer school program or for a similar reason. At the high school level, a student who has not accumulated enough credits to be classified as being in the next grade is considered retained
Total number of students retained in 10th grade: 2 (all male)
  • Hispanic: 2

Percent of 10th grade students retained
School:

16.7%
Texas:

15.1%


Dual Enrollment:
(State average from 1,381 schools)

This school has students in grades 9-12 enrolled in a dual enrollment / dual credit program
Dual enrollment/dual credit programs provide opportunities for high school students to take college-level courses offered by colleges, and earn concurrent credit toward a high school diploma and a college degree while still in high school.These programs are for high school - enrolled students who are academically prepared to enroll in college and are interested in taking on additional coursework.For example, students who want to study subjects not offered at their high school may seek supplemental education at colleges nearby.
Dual Enrollment: 16 (male: 8, female: 8)
  • Hispanic: 16 (male: 8, female: 8)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

Dual Enrollment per 1,000 students
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

200.0
State:

133.0

Accountability


SAT/ACT:
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The ACT Test (ACT) is a nationally recognized assessment used to indicate college readiness.
The SAT Reasoning Test (SAT) is a curriculum-based, college readiness test that assesses the academic skills and knowledge students acquire in high school and the ability to apply that knowledge.
SAT or ACT Test Participation: 13 (male: 8, female: 5)
  • Hispanic: 13 (male: 8, female: 5)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all female)

Health & Safety


Chronic Student Absenteeismt:
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(State average from 7,777 schools)

A chronically absent student is a student who is absent 15 or more school days during the school year. A student is absent if he or she is not physically on school grounds and is not participating in instruction or instruction - related activities at an approved off-grounds location for at least half the school day. Each day that a student is absent for 50 percent or more of the school day should be counted. Any day that a student is absent for less than 50 percent of the school day should not be counted. The number of absences is based on the total number of school days absent. Chronically absent students include students who are absent for any reason(e.g., illness, suspension, the need to care for a family member), regardless of whether absences are excused or unexcused.

    Chronic Student Absenteeism

  • Hispanic22
  • LEP2
  • IDEA2
  • 5045
Chronic Student Absenteeism: 22 (male: 17, female: 5)
  • Hispanic: 22 (male: 17, female: 5)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all male)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)
  • Section 504: 5 (all male)
Chronic Student Absenteeism per 1,000 students
Here:

275.0
State:

147.9

Suspensions:
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(State average from 3,231 schools)

Out-of-school suspension
  • For students with disabilities served under IDEA : Out-of-school suspension is an instance in which a child is temporarily removed from his/her regular school for at least half a day for disciplinary purposes to another setting (e.g., home, behavior center).Out-of-school suspensions include both removals in which no individualized family service plan(IFSP) or individualized education plan(IEP) services are provided because the removal is 10 days or less as well as removals in which the child continues to receive services according to his/her IFSP or IEP.
  • For students without disabilities and students with disabilities served solely under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act : Out-of-school suspension is an instance in which a child is temporarily removed from his / her regular school for at least half a day(but less than the remainder of the school year) for disciplinary purposes to another setting(e.g., home, behavior center).Out-of-school suspensions include removals in which no educational services are provided, and removals in which educational services are provided(e.g., school-provided at home instruction or tutoring).

    School days missed due to out-of-school suspension

  • Hispanic38
  • LEP1
  • IDEA4
  • 5044
School days missed due to out-of-school suspension: 38 (male: 29, female: 9)
  • Hispanic: 38 (male: 29, female: 9)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 1 (all male)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 4 (all male)
  • Section 504: 4 (all male)

Instances of out-of-school suspension (Students without disabilities): 12

Instances of out-of-school suspension per 1,000 students (Students without disabilities)
Mercedes Academic Academy School:

150.0
State:

102.7

Students without disabilities receiving only one out-of-school suspension: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all male)

Students without disabilities receiving more than one out-of-school suspension: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • Hispanic: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)

Instances of out-of-school suspension (Section 504 only): 2

Instances of out-of-school suspension per 1,000 students (Section 504 only)
School:

25.0
Texas:

12.0

Students with disabilities receiving only one out-of-school suspension: 2 (all male)
  • Hispanic: 2
  • Section 504: 2

Classes & Courses


Algebra I:
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(State average from 1,490 schools)

Algebra I is a (college-preparatory) course that includes the study of properties and operations of the real number system; evaluating rational algebraic expressions; solving and graphing first degree equations and inequalities; translating word problems into equations; operations with and factoring of polynomials; and solving simple quadratic equations. Algebra I is a foundation course leading to higher-level mathematics courses, including Geometry and Algebra II.
Number of Algebra I classes: 1
Number of Algebra I classes taught by certified teachers: 1


9-10th grade student enrollment in Algebra I: 40 (male: 29, female: 11)
  • Hispanic: 40 (male: 29, female: 11)
9-10th grade studenst who passed Algebra I: 41 (male: 31, female: 10)
  • Hispanic: 41 (male: 31, female: 10)
Percent of 9-10th grade students who passed
Here:

100.0%
State:

77.3%


Geometry:
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Geometry is a (college-preparatory) course that typically includes topics such as properties of plane and solid figures; deductive methods of reasoning and use of logic; geometry as an axiomatic system including the study of postulates, theorems, and formal proofs; concepts of congruence, similarity, parallelism, perpendicularity, and proportion; and rules of angle measurement in triangles.Geometry is considered a prerequisite for Algebra II.
Number of Geometry classes: 1
Number of Geometry classes taught by certified teachers: 1

Student Enrollment in Geometry: 19 (male: 14, female: 5)
  • Hispanic: 19 (male: 14, female: 5)

Advanced Mathematics:
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Advanced mathematics (college-preparatory) courses cover the following topics: trigonometry, trigonometry/algebra, trigonometry / analytic geometry, trigonometry / math analysis, analytic geometry, math analysis, math analysis / analytic geometry, probability and statistics, and precalculus
Number of Advanced Mathematics classes: 1
Number of Advanced Mathematics classes taught by certified teachers: 1

Student Enrollment in Advanced Mathematics: 28 (male: 20, female: 8)
  • Hispanic: 28 (male: 20, female: 8)

Biology:
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Biology (college-preparatory) courses are designed to provide information regarding the fundamental concepts of life and life processes.These courses include(but are not restricted to) such topics as cell structure and function, general plant and animal physiology, genetics, and taxonomy.
Number of Biology classes: 1
Student Enrollment in Biology: 5 (all male)
  • Hispanic: 5

Chemistry:
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Chemistry (college-preparatory) courses involve studying the composition, properties, and reactions of substances. These courses typically explore such concepts as the behaviors of solids, liquids, and gases; acid / base and oxidation / reduction reactions; and atomic structure.Chemical formulas and equations and nuclear reactions are also studied.
Number of Chemistry classes: 1
Student Enrollment in Chemistry: 22 (male: 8, female: 14)
  • Hispanic: 22 (male: 8, female: 14)
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2 (all male)

Physics:
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Physics (college-preparatory) courses involve the study of the forces and laws of nature affecting matter, such as equilibrium, motion, momentum, and the relationships between matter and energy.The study of physics includes examination of sound, light, and magnetic and electric phenomena.
Number of Physics classes: 1
Student Enrollment in Physics: 37 (male: 20, female: 17)
  • Hispanic: 37 (male: 20, female: 17)

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