Mercedes Independent School District (ISD)

  • 206 EAST 6TH ST
  • MERCEDES, TX 78570
  • (956) 514-2000
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate54.4%73.1%
Dropout Rate4.4%4.0%
Per Pupil Spending$9,092$8,501
Students Per Teacher15.014.5
Number of Schools12-
Number of Students5,516-
Number of (FTE) Teachers367-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment5,51615.0
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students299
Kindergarten Students451
1st Grade Students445
2nd Grade Students458
3rd Grade Students419
4th Grade Students485
5th Grade Students393
6th Grade Students384
7th Grade Students411
8th Grade Students394
9th Grade Students424
10th Grade Students356
11th Grade Students335
12th Grade Students291
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native-
Asian or Pacific Islander4
Hispanic5,496
Black (Non-Hispanic)12
White (Non-Hispanic)33
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,834
Female2,711

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers36715.0
Prekindergarten Teachers8-
Kindergarten Teachers25-
Elementary Teachers162-
Secondary Teachers140-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes32-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides86
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors4
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors15
Elementary-
Secondary-
Other15
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians8
Library Support Staff7
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff351
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators10
LEA Administrative Support Staff35
School Administrators37
School Administrative Support Staff20
Student Support Services26
Other Support Services Staff223

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$56,789,000-
Total Local Revenues$6,232,00011.0%
Property Tax$4,180,0007.4%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$8,0000.01%
School Lunch$181,0000.3%
District Activity Receipts$100,0000.2%
Sale of Property$12,0000.02%
Interest Earnings$1,306,0002.3%
Fines and Forfeits$301,0000.5%
Miscellaneous$144,0000.3%
Total State Revenues$38,896,00068.5%
General Formula Assistance$32,178,00056.7%
School Lunch Programs$23,0000.04%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$3,495,0006.2%
Other Programs$880,0001.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$2,008,0003.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$312,0000.5%
Total Federal Revenues$11,661,00020.5%
Through State - Title I$3,503,0006.2%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$9,0000.02%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$673,0001.2%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$41,0000.07%
Through State - Title V, Part A$18,0000.03%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$104,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$3,277,0005.8%
Through State - Other$3,980,0007.0%
Direct - Other$56,0000.10%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$50,036,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$27,428,00054.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$19,064,00038.1%
Student Support$2,735,0004.8%
Instructional Staff Support$3,411,0006.0%
General Administration Support$652,0001.1%
School Administration Support$2,239,0003.9%
Operation and Maintenance Support$5,867,00010.3%
Student Transportation Support$2,356,0004.1%
Other Support Services$1,804,0003.2%
Total Other Expenditures$3,544,0007.1%
Food Services$3,544,0006.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 54.4%
Total Diploma Count 221
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12634.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Mercedes Independent School District (ISD)

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 12
  • Students: 5,516
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 367
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JOHN F KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
837 South Ohio
Mercedes, TX
Public | 6
374 13.6

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JUVENILE JUSTICE ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM (JJAEP)-SOUTHWEST KEY PROGRAM SCHOOL
1313 South 18th St
Edinburg, TX
Public | 7-11
4 -

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MERCEDES ALTERNATIVE ACADEMY
333 South Ohio St
Mercedes, TX
Public | 9-12
105 17.7

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MERCEDES DISCIPLINARY ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM SCHOOL
333 South Ohio St
Mercedes, TX
Public | 6-12
34 485.7

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MERCEDES EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SCHOOL
950 West Sixth St
Mercedes, TX
Public | PK-KG
750 21.2

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MERCEDES EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY
719 South Mile 1 East
Mercedes, TX
Public | 9-10
157 15.5

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MERCEDES HIGH SCHOOL
1200 South Florida
Mercedes, TX
Public | 9-12
1,132 12.0

1 out of 5
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MERCEDES JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1/2 Mi South of Hwy 83 on Mi O
Mercedes, TX
Public | 7-8
789 14.1

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NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
N Fm 491 Rd and Mile 8 1/2
Mercedes, TX
Public | 1-5
401 13.9

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RUBEN HINOJOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
500 South Rio Rico Rd
Mercedes, TX
Public | 1-5
648 15.5

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TAYLOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
900 North Missouri Ave
Mercedes, TX
Public | 1-5
554 14.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
TRAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1551 South Georgia Ave
Mercedes, TX
Public | 1-5
597 16.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
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