Mexia High School

1120 North Ross, Mexia, TX 76667 | (254) 562-4000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 529
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 2000, Mexia, TX 76667
  • Principal or Admin: Johnnie Cotton
  • Fax: (254) 562-4007
  • Website: www.mexia.k12.tx.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 529
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 254 (48.0%)
  • Females: 275 (52.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (10.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 254 (48.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 307 (58.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mexia High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black18635.2%
Asian40.8%
Hispanic14828.0%
White19035.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mexia High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade16631.4%
10th Grade11722.1%
11th Grade12122.9%
12th Grade12523.6%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
54.0%
District:
54.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
43.0%
District:
44.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.1%
District:
78.9%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
7.4%
District:
9.3%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
7.6
District:
9.4
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
40.8%
District:
36.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
9.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
18.3%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
11.1%
District:
17.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$66,510
District:
$66,366
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$46,827
District:
$45,531
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$42,949
District:
$41,513
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,741
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,353
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,779
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,550
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Mexia High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 22, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • do not send your child to this school my son was cheated out of credits... after he supposedly threatened someone... they have poor skills and they only care about the dress code i would give it a negative number rating but i cant so i give it almost nothing

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Mexia High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
69.9%
District:
61.9%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
13.8%
District:
13.8%
State:
26.9%
ACT Average Score
School:
18.1
District:
18.1
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.0%67.0%70.0%
200952.0%52.0%67.0%
200846.0%46.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%87.0%92.0%
200978.0%78.0%87.0%
200875.0%75.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200833.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200819.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201085.0%83.0%90.0%
200977.0%76.0%88.0%
200890.0%89.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201063.0%62.0%74.0%
200952.0%51.0%65.0%
200861.0%61.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201047.0%46.0%74.0%
200953.0%52.0%66.0%
200859.0%59.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201084.0%82.0%93.0%
200976.0%76.0%90.0%
200893.0%92.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201088.0%87.0%93.0%
200991.0%91.0%92.0%
200889.0%89.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201086.0%84.0%89.0%
200976.0%73.0%81.0%
200877.0%74.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201088.0%86.0%91.0%
200982.0%80.0%85.0%
200871.0%70.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.0%95.0%98.0%
200994.0%93.0%97.0%
200895.0%94.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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